Open Ninth

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Episode 27 of Open Ninth - 9 to 5
Episode 27

9 to 5


Fifth District Court of Appeal Chief Judge Jay Cohen shares and contrasts his experience as a Trial Court Judge and as an Appellate Court Judge.

Episode 26 of Open Ninth - Let's Do Justice!
Episode 26

Let's Do Justice!


Conversation with Judge and part-time super hero Marc Lubet.

Episode 25 of Open Ninth - Pine Hills Proud
Episode 25

Pine Hills Proud


Judge Laurent shares her inspirational journey from her proud roots in Pine Hills to becoming the Circuit's first Hispanic female Orange County Judge.

Episode 24 of Open Ninth - Hidden in Plain Sight:  Battling Bias
Episode 24

Hidden in Plain Sight: Battling Bias


National expert Joseph Sawyer discusses the impact of explicit and implicit bias on society and the judicial system

Episode 23 of Open Ninth - A Life Well Served
Episode 23

A Life Well Served


Justice Lawson openly talks about his experiences working as a trial and appellate judge and his journey to becoming a Florida Supreme Court Justice.

Episode 22 of Open NInth - Gooooaaaallll!
Episode 22



Judge Myers talks soccer, what it was like playing soccer for Emory University, and the growing impact of professional soccer in the Orlando area.

Episode 21 of Open Ninth - Women in Robes
Episode 21

Women in Robes


Judge Blackwell and Judge Clark each discuss the challenges and hurdles of being one of thirty-two female Judges in the Ninth Judicial Circuit.

Episode 20 of Open NInth - Problem Solving Courts:  Turning Lives Around
Episode 20

Problem Solving Courts: Turning Lives Around


Circuit Court Judge Reginald Whitehead discusses the positive impact of the Ninth Circuit's Problem Solving Courts Division.

Episode 19 of Open Ninth - K9th Program….Everyone’s Best Friend
Episode 19

K9th Program….Everyone’s Best Friend


Judge Lauten talks with Joanne Rittenhouse and Cindy Frongello about the Ninth Circuit's innovative K9th program and the extaordinary therapy dogs.

Episode 18 of Open Ninth - Chief Judges' Corner
Episode 18

Chief Judges' Corner


Chief Judges from the 9th and 18th Judicial Circuit Courts of Florida share some of their experiences and challenges of serving as Chief Judge.