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Breaking! Broward Chief Judge Peter Weinstein Addresses the Arrests of Three (3) Broward Judges



The Daily Business Review covers it:
The appropriate processes are under way to address the alleged criminal violations, and it would be inappropriate for me to comment further except to.....zzzzzzzzzzz
Most importantly, I want to assure the people of Broward County that the judges serving you are hardworking, conscientious and do not condone in any fashion any sort of impairment or substance abuse that would prevent their handling of each case that comes before them with the utmost care......zzzzzzz
We recognize that judges make serious decisions affecting people's lives each day they are in court and that with that weighty responsibility comes a duty to be fully accountable. As chief judge, I will continue to work with all of our judges to ensure we meet our responsibilities to the public we serve in a manner that is worthy of the public's trust and confidence...zzzzzzzzzz
What's that old saying?

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  1. From: "Daniel A. Ricker"
    Date: June 1, 2014 at 2:29:42 PM EDT
    To: "Daniel A. Ricker"
    Subject: Watchdog Report Vol.15 No.4 June 1,2014 EST 05.05.00 - I go when you cannot- Celebrating 15 Years as a Weekly
    WATCHDOG REPORT
    Miami-Dade, Florida
    Vol.15 No. 4 June1, 2014
    Daniel A. Ricker Publisher & Editor – Celebrating 15 years May 5th
    EST. 05.05.00 I go when you cannot & A community education resource & news service www.watchdogreport.net & Former Miami Herald independent news columnist

    CONTENTS


    Florida: Busting of wayward judges in Broward, shows need for higher standards on bench, two candidates in Miami-Dade will get scanned by WDR, Diaz de la Portilla and Zilber all seeking a spot on the bench -- State and county leaders’ financial disclosures will be on line, some are there now, www.ethics.state.fl.us, sea change for transparency of elected official’s finances

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  2. "I want to assure the people of Broward County that the judges serving you... do not condone in any fashion any sort of impairment or substance abuse that would prevent their handling of each case"

    So he's saying they weren't DUI??

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