Lets give a warm REGJB "welcome back" to County Court Judge Pando who returns after a long absence during which she did her time in Hialeah (which most people do not know is a word native to Miccosukee Indians which means "land of many street names").
Judge Pando is currently embroiled in a controversy in which some convicted felon in Broward of all places was recorded burning up the jail phone lines asking his wife to ask someone to ask someone to ask Judge Pando to write a letter to the sentencing Judge. And, the Herald breathlessly reported- Judge Pando did not do it. WOW. Some scandal. You mean to tell us that in all of Miami this is the worst dirt the Herald can dig up?
Judge Pando has a "difficult" reputation for not starting calendars anywhere near the time they are set. We shall be closely watching to see if that habit continues in the REGJB.
JAA Broward Blog: We have no idea why they haven't posted anything new since last Thanksgiving, or at least it seems that long.
If you wrote a comment for the last post that was about diet soda or other Judges or was not respectful to the late Judge Lando, we did not publish it.
The Faber Effect: Is this: a popular Judge enters the last portion of an election cycle with an emerging scandal. The Judge gets opposition. The Judge loses an election that just months before seemed to be in the bag. Will the Faber effect affect Judge Pando? We shall see. FYI- Well before there was a Judge Faber or Judge Pando there was a Judge Mastos and he was trounced at the polls. The Judge that won in turn resigned in the face of a scandal. For extra blog credit, name that Judge.
See You In Court.
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