It's a well known fact that the dear leader of that nuclear state often takes to wearing four inch lifts in his shoes.
The NY Times reports here that Russian Akula's (attack subs) are back off the eastern seaboard of the US.
And finally, a semi-well known South Florida muck-racker alleges that our chief judge is NOT listed on the Florida Bar website as an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Florida.
Go to the Florida Bar "find a lawyer" link here and check it out for yourself. Ask what Brown can do for you, and you'll get no response.
Stranger things have happened.
See You In Court. Licensed and ready to go.
UPDATE: Mystery solved:
He is listed under bar number 131231 and his legal name is Johill Harvey Brown but goes by the nickname of Joel H. Brown, which is perfectly fine.