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Florida Twelfth Circuit Judge charged with misconduct for allegedly accepting Tampa Bay Rays tickets from firm with case pending before him

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the February 1, 2016 Notice of Formal Charges filed by the Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC) against Florida Twelfth Circuit Judge John Lakin for allegedly requesting and accepting Tampa Bay Rays tickets from a law firm which had a case pending before him.  731 more words

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Florida Supreme Court issues order to show cause and immediately suspends judge who cursed at and fought with public defender

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the October 6, 2015 Florida Supreme Court order which rejected the Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC) recommendation of a 120 day suspension for a judge who cursed at and fought with a public defender and ordered the judge to “show cause why removal from office is not the appropriate sanction in this case” by October 26, 2015.  1,144 more words

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Judge Suspended After Accusation Of Berating, Hitting Lawyer

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ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — The Florida Supreme Court suspended a judge after video released shows him berating and threatening a public defender. 152 more words

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Suspended Broward Judge Resigns After Admitting To Driving Drunk

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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — A suspended Broward Judge resigned Tuesday after she had admitted to driving drunk.

Her resignation comes just a day after a state judicial panel recommended that Judge Gisele Pollack be removed from the bench. 373 more words

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State Judicial Panel Recommends Removal Of Broward Judge

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Saying the case is about “greed,” a hearing panel of the Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission has recommended the removal of a Broward County circuit judge because of allegations of improper conduct before she was elected to the bench. 178 more words

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Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission alleges that Florida County Judge improperly used judicial stationary to lend prestige for private interest and received improper contributions

Hello and welcome to this JACPA Ethics Alert blog which discusses the Miami-Dade County Judge who was recently charged by the Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission for using her judicial stationary to lend the prestige of her judicial office for a private interest and accepted improper campaign contributions. 785 more words

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