Tag: judges

News Service Of FloridaDecember 28, 2018
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The Florida Supreme Court said the state needs four more circuit judges, while Hillsborough County should have four more county judges. Justices each year go through a process to “certify” a need for judges, with the recommendations then going to the Legislature. But lawmakers often do not follow the Court’s recommendations on creating judicial positions. The […]

Staff ReportsMay 4, 2018
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As of the close of qualifying on Friday, 18 appellate judges had formally qualified for merit-retention elections in November. They include Florida Supreme Court Justice Alan Lawson, formerly a 5th District Court of Appeal judge. The others are: 1st District Court of Appeal: Harvey Jay, Stephanie Ray, Brad Thomas, Kemmerly Thomas, Allen Winsor. While Winsor qualified for […]


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