JMI Policy Director Bob Sanchez quoted in Sunshine State News article “Judge Jackie Fulford Stirs Mixed Opinions in Florida Politics, Legal Circles” regarding rulings on public pension reform and prison privatization.Excerpt:
. . . Bob Sanchez, policy director for the James Madison Institute, a Tallahassee-based conservative think tank, said with the privatization and pension cases, Fulford just got caught in the spotlight.While court challenges to legislation, he said, are “opportunities for people who want judicial activism to bring in lawsuits,” that’s not always the case.”In the case of Judge Fulford,” he said, “these cases were dumped in her lap.”