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Bill to give Rick Scott more power to pick judges stalls

By March 8, 2012

A bill from the State of Florida House that would allow Gov. Rick Scott to fire former Gov. Charlie Crist’s appointees and replace them with his own is now dead in the Legislature. What do you think? Read the full Miami Herald story here. By Katie Sanders Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau …

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Barahona judge goes after gag-order violators

By October 24, 2011

Seeking the source of a courthouse leak, a Miami child welfare judge ordered more than 30 people to appear before her and swear they didn’t violate a gag order. Read the full Miami Herald story here. By Carol Marbin Miller cmarbin@MiamiHerald.com A Miami-Dade Circuit Court judge, apparently angry that details …

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Budget cuts are slowing down U.S. courts

By October 13, 2011

State legislatures looking to cut budgets are increasingly targeting the courts, which have been forced to lay off thousands of staff workers. Read the full story and see the report here. (CBS News) By Jim Axelrod State legislatures looking to cut budgets are increasingly targeting the courts, which have been …

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