Open Ninth

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

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

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

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.

Episode 17

The Bar is Open


Wiley Boston discusses his tenure and initiatives as the President of the Orange County Bar Association

Episode 16

It's Miller Time: Talking Inside the Courts


In 1996, Judge Miller took an innovative community outreach program and made it a reality. He discusses the highly successsful "Inside the Courts."

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.