UPDATE: We promised you a picture:
The Senate Judiciary Committee (motto: "Dispensing advice and consent since 1776") meets today at 10:00 AM on the nominations of Dade Judges Beth Bloom and Darrin Gayles. If they seem a little taller it's because they're standing on the shoulders of Judge Wil Thomas who paved their way.
If the committee approves Judges Gayles and Bloom then their nomination gets sent to the whole senate for a vote sometime before 2030.
The committee is meeting on four florida judicial nominations, two for the southern district and two for the middle district.
Your Florida Marlins won big on opening night in Miami.
In case you're wondering, we've never filled out a bracket for the NCAA men's basketball tournament and we never will.
The NY Times reported that the Obama administration is considering releasing Jonathan Pollard who is serving a life sentence since his arrest in 1985 for spying for Israel. Should a prisoner convicted of espionage get a sentence reduction because he was spying for an ally?
Today at noon, on 4/1/14, if you care, we will release our identity. It's about damn time we got the recognition we deserve for this blog. So tune in and be surprised.
It's a beautiful spring week.
See you in court.
WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL RICHARD E GERSTEIN JUSTICE BUILDING BLOG. THIS BLOG IS DEDICATED TO JUSTICE BUILDING RUMOR, HUMOR, AND A DISCUSSION ABOUT AND BETWEEN THE JUDGES, LAWYERS AND THE DEDICATED SUPPORT STAFF, CLERKS, COURT REPORTERS, AND CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS WHO LABOR IN THE WORLD OF MIAMI'S CRIMINAL JUSTICE. THIS BLOG HAS BEEN CALLED "THE DEFINITIVE BLOG ON MIAMI CRIMINAL LAW" BY THE NY TIMES, THE WASHINGTON POST, THE POPE, AND DONALD TRUMP WHO ALSO ONCE SAID IT WAS "REALLY GREAT". POST YOUR COMMENTS, OR SEND RUMPOLE A PRIVATE EMAIL AT HOWARDROARK21@GMAIL.COM