It was a quiet week at the REGJB this week...at least for us. We almost picked FACDL, Miami Chapter who will be having their annual soiree tomorrow night. Lawyers will gather and hold their cheap chardonnay and tell each each other with wine-induced grins, "for all we do...this chardonnay's for you."
But then this email crossed our desk from FACDL:
Chief Judge Soto is commissioning the creation a back-up county court trial division. The hope is for this division to be operational in January 2018. AOC, along with representatives from the SAO, PDO and FACDL-Miami will participate on a committee to work out the details. One of the primary objectives of this division is to alleviate the backlog in our jail divisions so clients can have their trials quicker. The impact on regular divisions should be minimal. More details will be shared as they become available.
So Judge Soto, for working to alleviate the backlog in the misdemeanor jail division- You are our REGJB Person of the week.
Take a bow.
From Occupied America, where as startling as it is people are still in jail for Misdemeanors..Misdemeanors!!, fight the power!
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