Fla. Justices Stay Case To Mull Judge's Facebook Friendship

Law360, Miami (December 8, 2017, 5:59 PM EST) -- The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday paused lower court proceedings in a suit seeking to get a judge disqualified for being Facebook friends with opposing counsel, indicating the court might take up the case.

The state's highest court stayed lower court proceedings in a dispute between the Herssein Law Group and the United Services Automobile Association over allegedly unpaid legal bills as the justices consider Herssein's request to review the denial of its petition to disqualify Miami-Dade Judge Beatrice Butchko.

Herssein says Judge Butchko should recuse...
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