Open Ninth

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Episode 32 of Open Ninth - A Long Jump to the Bench
Episode 32

A Long Jump to the Bench


Judge O'Brien shares her experience as an elite collegiate athlete and on being one of the youngest Judges to be appointed in Florida.

Episode 31 of Open Ninth - The Bar is Still Open
Episode 31

The Bar is Still Open


Liz McCausland shares her experiences as a sole pratcitioner and her vision as the President of the Orange County Bar Association.

Episode 30 of Open Ninth - Channel 9th:  Severe Weather
Episode 30

Channel 9th: Severe Weather


Chief Judge Lauten and WFTV 9 (ABC) Chief Meteorologist Tom Terry discuss hurricanes and their potential impact on Central Florida.

Episode 29 of Open Ninth - My Name is Intern
Episode 29

My Name is Intern


Star Interns, Lauren Edmonds and Kingman Keating, discuss their experiences working for the Ninth Circuit before heading back to campus.

Episode 28 of Open Ninth - Judges on Film
Episode 28

Judges on Film


The Ninth Circuit's designated movie critics, Judges Lauten, Marques, and Egan, review a few of the most popular all-time legal movies - Part I

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.