The Florida Rules of Judicial Administration provide the following:
A chief judge may serve for successive terms but in no
event shall the total term as chief judge exceed 8 years …
In Broward, that clause is known as the Dale Ross Rule.
Accordingly, Jack Tuter sent the following letter announcing he’s running for his final term as chief judge in Broward County:
In the event anyone challenges Tuter for the throne, they have until 5:00 PM tonight to file.
Since it’s highly unlikely anyone will dare take on Tuter, who is known to wield his reassignment powers mightily, we’d like to be the first to wish Jack congratulations on his final term as CJ …
COMING SOON – Where’s Patti Englander Henning?