Fla. Supreme Court Says State Needs 46 More Judges

Law360, Miami (December 19, 2013, 6:38 PM EST) -- The Florida Supreme Court called upon the state Legislature to provide funding for 46 additional judges in the state court system in the 2014-15 fiscal year, saying judges are facing heavy workloads, long waits to schedule hearings and limits to how much time they can devote to hearings.

The state's highest court certified the findings of its annual study of the state court system and made its recommendations on the needs as required under the Florida Constitution. The request calls for three additional appellate judgeships, seven...
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