Open Ninth

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Episode 15

Born in 100 Fires (Cienfuegos)


Judge Jose Rodriguez grew up in Cuba during Fidel Castro’s rise to power. His family fled the island as political refugees when he was nine years old.

Episode 14

A Reporter's Perspective


Kerry Sanders, a Peabody Journalism and Emmy Award winner, provides listeners with a behind-the-scenes look at the changing role of the media.

Episode 13

The 24 x 7 Judge


Judge Munyon discusses emergency duty and the 24 hour a day responsibilities of being on-call.

Episode 12

Love Crosses All Boundaries


Judge Latimore will preside over this year's National Adopation Ceremony. During this podcast, she discusses the great need and rewards of adoption.

Episode 11

Special Edition: Election 2016


Kerry Sanders, NBC Reporter, reflects on covering Presidential elections, including the extraordinary and historic 2016 event.

Episode 10

Every Day is Veteran's Day


Judge Jerry Brewer, the Ninth Circuit's first Presiding Veteran's Court Judge, shares his professional and personal experience in public service.

Episode 9

1 in 8


Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara J. Pariente opens up about her very personal, public, and brave battle overcoming breast cancer.

Episode 8

When John Met Sally


Circuit Judges John and Sally Kest share their experiences and perspectives as the only married couple serving as Judges in Florida.

Episode 7

What’s Next...Is Happening Now


Sam Chon, expert in unified comminucations, shares his vision on the future and challenges of applying technology in the courts.

Episode 6

Live Long and Prosper


Orange County Judge Faye Allen shares with listeners her passion for everything Star Trek.