A cameraman and what appears to be a producer or development type person have been stationed in Liz Scherer’s courtroom all morning. The producer/development type was dour, and both her and the cameraman steadfastly refused to offer up any information or even hints as to their mission. The cameraman stated “Im working for myself,” while the woman was taking long, detailed notes as the morning progressed.
As the docket concluded, we asked for permission to take a photo of the media activity. The request was granted by Liz in part, after the woman told the judge she didn’t want her picture taken, despite being part of a team filming everyone else all morning. For his part, the cameraman agreed to have his picture taken, while promptly hiding behind his equipment, as pictured above.
JAABLOG was then escorted from the courtroom as it was being locked, with the camera crew being allowed to remain after requesting access to a conference room.
Additionally, the bailiff today was in full dress, and the judge was her usual highly telegenic self.
We’ve made a public records request to Court Administrator Joe D’Amico as to the identity of the crew, and will update when we get a response …
78 thoughts on “SHOWTIME?”
No shock here!
Selfies til she leaves how wonderful.
Funny she can show up for the cameras but has cancelled court last minute how many times now ?
The stars are timeless. Nobody leaves a star …
Haters gonna hate. Jealous much? Because she’s going to do something important with her life now?
Important is subjective. To me making a positive difference in people’s lives is important. Having integrity is important. Having empathy is important. If you think being a tv judge is *important*—-ok. That’s a weird value system but ok. It might be interesting or novel, but it’s not important. Only a vapid reality show addict like you, nina, would think just being on tv is “important.” Novel, interesting, lucrative, pretty cool, cush…yeah. Who would refute that? Important? No.
“She’s going to do something important with her life now”
Being a Judge, a civil servant is very important. Unfortunately when people are appointed or voted to the bench with the wrong intentions at heart this is what happens.
They forget what truly matters.
I wouldn’t want to be Liz. She’s skipping out on a very sour note with her tail between her legs. Or is that something else ?
It’s definitely something else it’s called a tv contract and lots of money and it’s not between her legs but in her hand.
If Bogie was only a Mormon…
Is ol bogie playing with Liz too?
If Broward judges weren’t so pathetic they might be fodder for a short comedy skit.
It’s not funny though.
All this bad behavior. And a reward at the end?
Think of the example it sets.
Get as much B Roll as we can before June 30th.
YOU’RE ON CANDID CAMERA
Let me guess. She’s going to play the victim. Is it going to be a black and white feature?
What’s it going to be called ? Dawn of the Dummy ?
Thinking the same thing. She shows up for the cameras. Amazing they can film you but you can’t film them.
This week’s script is awful
The right agent might be able to parlay this mess into a show
I love this post Every Courtroom would apply. Every week.
See above clown post
WELCOME TO HOLLYWOOD LIZ
NOW WHEN’S YOUR LAST DAY ON THE BENCH AGAIN ?
Kim K is handing off her daily tool
Maybe I can be her Personal Assistant
LEAVE A GUEST SPOT FORME LIZ
THE 17TH IS LOOKING FOR NEW JUDGES
They’re probably just filming a documentary on the school shooting. Sorry for Jaablaw that it’s not more salacious.
NEW BROWARD JUDICIAL DOCUMENTARY
THE SHOW THAT KEEPS ON GIVING
I have it on authority its called Action Figure Court with kids and the Judge settling disputes between them that arise from fighting or unfair play over Barbie’s and GI Joe’s etc.
Real cutie pie but it’s network due to obvious upside potential like Kids Say the Darndest Things.
Something like that was tried before computer graphics were up to speed. So this’s a reboot? With the tie-ins to Marvel and toy manufacturers this could be huge.
It reminds me of the mean kid Clem in my neighborhood growing up. He stole my Chewbacca toy and made me watch while he poured lighter fluid on it. It melted to a deformed mess. When my parents found out they were mad at me to boot. It added insult to injury. I wish there’d been a court like this back then.
Back then you could’ve kicked his arse and not been sued like today’s day and age or criminally prosecuted but obviously you were to much of wuss to stand up for yourself.
Reflect on Ralphie in the Christmas Story when he beat the bully up.
But you didn’t
I bet you got Chewy now.
Sorry but it wasn’t like that. Clem was super twisted. He was sadistic. He wasn’t to be trifled with. He ended up with a criminal lifestyle and died. It was in the news. It was gang related. They slipped maybe 20-25 avocado pits into his stomach trying to get him to talk about something. They were eating the guacamole they were making while he was being tortured with the pits. It could’ve been from a movie. I felt bad for his sisters. They were normal and also scared of Clem. It’s shameful though because no one deserves to be tortured with comfort food like that until they die.
Bs Clem is that short for clementines. Your still a wuss
Any chance we can get in on the act ?
No one wants to see sad funny.
BROWARD JUDGE SUFFERS SLAP IN THE FACE BY FLORIDA SUPREME COURT
Remember when Judge Futch used to hug folks – LOL – “oh, that’s against the law now?”
Cop a feel was more like it !
Bill: What happened to your records request? Bobby.
WHEN YOU CAN NEVER GET ENOUGH OF HONORING YOURSELF
AIN’T TOO MUCH DIFFERENT THAN BROWARD JUDGES
BROWARD COUNTY CODE – FILMING ON COUNTY PROPERTY
ARTICLE XIII. – FILMING ON SPECIFIED PROPERTY
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Editor’s note— Ord. No. 2022-47 , §§ 1—6, adopted December 6, 2022, amended Article XIII in its entirety to read as herein set out. Former Article XIII, §§ 20-261—20-265, pertained to filming on county property, and derived from Ord. No. 83-36, §§ 1—5, May 31, 1983.
Sec. 20-261. – Film, Television, and Entertainment Productions on Specified Property.
(a) Definitions. The following terms shall have the following meanings for the purposes of this article:
Specified Property means property that is owned or controlled by Broward County or by a Participating Municipality, including but not limited to a building, structure, facility, roadway, right of way, or other real property; and any other property for which Broward County or a Participating Municipality requires a permit for a Production.
Handheld Device means any camera or other video equipment that is designed to be held in the photographer’s or filmmaker’s hand and carried by the photographer or filmmaker while making a Production.
Participating Municipality means a municipality located within Broward County that has executed an interlocal agreement with the County authorizing the County to issue film permits for Productions on Specified Property.
Production means any still or live photography, or any motion picture, whether made on or by use of film, video, digital, or any other electronic device, to create motion pictures, streaming entertainment, commercials, animations, or other similar content, regardless of format or platform (such as theater, television, social media, internet, or print media).
(b) Permits for Productions on Specified Property. (1) Required. No person or entity shall make a Production on Specified Property without first obtaining a permit from the County, unless otherwise provided herein. (2) Exceptions; Waivers of Permit Fees. Nothing in this section shall require a permit for: a. Any individual person filming, taking photographs, or video recording with a Handheld Device, solely for the individual’s personal or family use, and providing the utilization does not include any the following: 1. An attempt to use the Specified Property to the exclusion of other members of the public, unless the Specified Property is licensed for the exclusive use by or on behalf of that individual; 2. Use of prop weapons, fire, pyrotechnics, prop vehicles, or stunts, or participation in the Production by individuals in any type of public safety uniform; 3. Use of language that is likely to incite imminent violence or panic; or the creation of noise that is frequent, habitual, or long, and plainly audible at a distance of twenty-five (25) feet from the area where the individual is located; 4. Use of Specified Property without invitation or permission when the property is currently contracted or licensed for the exclusive use by another person or entity; 5. Simulating the use or sale of illicit drugs; or 6. Violation of any County ordinance, rule, or regulation. b. Any Production with three (3) or fewer individuals, provided that the Production does not involve any of the elements set forth in (b)(2)a.1. through (b)(2)a.6., above. c. Productions by the media (e.g., reporters, photographers, camera persons, or other employees or independent contractors of a newspaper, news service, broadcast/cable/internet outlet, or similar entity) covering a news event that recently occurred or is currently ongoing on or adjacent to the Specified Property. This exception shall not apply to Productions that constitute or include simulations of events or documentaries.
( Ord. No. 2022-47 , § 2, 12-6-22)
Sec. 20-262. – Applications for Production Permits.
(a) Permit application. Any person or entity desiring a permit required by this article shall apply to the Broward County Film Commissioner or designee (collectively, the “Film Commissioner”) on an application form developed by the Broward County Film Commission (“Film Commission”). The application must include at least the following: (1) Name, address (including local address), telephone number, and e-mail address of the applicant; (2) Locations, dates of filming, any special parking requests, details regarding the scenes to be filmed or photographed, and any County or Participating Municipality personnel or equipment requested (e.g., police and fire department services, security services, etc.) (“Special Services”); (3) Evidence of insurance in the amount required by Section 20-263 of this article; (4) A commitment to pay all cost recovery charges imposed or incurred by the County or the applicable Participating Municipality for the provision of any Special Services requested or required for the Production; and (5) Any additional requirements established by the Film Commission, or any additional requirements established by the applicable Participating Municipality for permits issued for that Participating Municipality. (b) Permit Fees and Other Charges. Each application for a permit shall be accompanied by a permit fee and payment of the administrative fees or other charges due to the County, if any, and proof of payment of any fees or other charges imposed by the applicable Participating Municipality. The permit fees and administrative fees for the County shall be established periodically by Resolution of the Board and included in the Broward County Administrative Code. If the Special Services for which cost recovery charges will be imposed by the County or Participating Municipality are required as a condition of permit approval, the estimated charges must be paid to the County or the Participating Municipality, as applicable, by the applicant prior to the issuance of the permit; in addition, the applicant must pay any actual costs incurred for such Special Services above the estimated amount within thirty (30) days after the County or the Participating Municipality invoices the applicant for such costs. (c) Permit Criteria. Upon receipt of a completed application and payment of the fees and charges due with the application or prior to issuance of the permit in accordance with subsections (a) and (b), a permit shall be issued for the Production unless the Film Commissioner or the Director of the Office of Economic and Small Business Development determines, in their sole discretion, that the proposed Production: (1) Unduly impedes governmental business or public access on the applicable Specified Property, or conflicts with previously scheduled activities on or near the applicable Specified Property; (2) Threatens the health, safety, or welfare of the public, or violates local, state, or federal law; or (3) Would violate an existing agreement between the County or the applicable Participating Municipality and a third party. (d) Permit Conditions. The Film Commissioner or the County Administrator may impose reasonable time, place, and manner restrictions as a condition for issuance of a permit. Any such restrictions applicable to all permits shall be stated on the Film Commission’s website; any such restrictions specific to a particular permit shall be stated in that permit. In addition, properly securing any applicable Special Services and promptly paying for all invoiced cost recovery charges for such Special Services are ongoing conditions of any issued permit. (e) Revocation or Suspension of Permit. A permit issued pursuant to this section may be revoked or suspended by the Film Commissioner for any of the following reasons: (1) Violation of any provision or restriction of the permit or this article; (2) Any action by the applicant or its agents that the Film Commissioner determines threatens the health, safety, or welfare of the public; or (3) Fraud or misrepresentation in the application for the permit. (f) Expired, Revoked, or Suspended Permit. If a permit expires or is revoked or suspended prior to the completion of the Production, the Production must, upon the date of the expiration, revocation, or suspension, cease any and all Production-related activities at the applicable Specified Property until a new permit is issued or a suspended permit is reinstated. (g) Review. If a permit application is denied or an issued permit is suspended or revoked, the applicant may, no later than ten (10) calendar days after the date of the denial, suspension, or revocation, seek review of such action to the County Administrator, who shall, in their reasonable discretion, issue a written decision on the denial, suspension, or revocation within thirty (30) days after receipt, and whose decision will be final.
( Ord. No. 2022-47 , § 2, 12-6-22)
Sec. 20-263. – Insurance requirements.
The applicant for a permit required by this article shall, as a prerequisite to the issuance of the permit, maintain in force at all times during the Production a comprehensive general liability policy with limits determined by the Director of the Broward County Risk Management Division upon a review of the particular circumstances involved. Said applicant, as a prerequisite to the issuance of a permit, shall provide to the Film Commissioner a certificate of insurance evidencing that the required insurance is in existence and certifying that Broward County and any applicable Participating Municipality are the named insureds and that Broward County and the applicable Participating Municipality shall be given thirty (30) days’ notice prior to the expiration or cancellation of the policy.
( Ord. No. 2022-47 , § 2, 12-6-22)
Court trumps all dat.
Again Trump is the winner
GET IT ON FLIM LIZ
COME JUNE YOU’LL BE FORGOTTEN IN A WEEK
She’s forgotten already
If the Fuhrer doesn’t have the election stolen from him again maybe he’ll make me head of the prison Safety Patrol.
This chick’s 15 minutes of LOCAL fame are up and she’s dying to get another minute.
Maybe she did but you have a fat, ugly, dumpy wife and a your kids are cray and gay.
My right profile is the best camera angle …
It catches my new lips.
And her hair line is it receding?
I MAY HAVE RESIGNED BUT DON’T WORRY TOOTY – I’LL FIND A SPOT FOR YOU
Maybe but you married a fat, dumpy wife and had crazy kids and one’s a gay boy.
It won’t be the Cruz case …
It’s ok now I have 18 years to finish my books Mein Disbarment and Oops! I Shot Myself In The Face Again.
Let’s see how many years they give Hunter and his daddy
Some things we don’t discuss.
HUNTER AND JOE FACE THE MUSIC
You’re telling me I can get an entire state’s capital punishment laws changed and I still can’t get a network show?
Judge Scherer did a great job and the Legislature did too.
Lucky for me there’s so much stupidity in Broward that no one will even remember my name after a couple of years.
KNOW THAT FEELING
GOT ANY BUD ?
I couldn’t remember my own name most of the time ! LOL
Sad she had a real problem but heart of gold. Too many people are in the same boat
Always got bud or did you mean buddy?
I’m going to get creamed but I will have achieved the impossible: making regular people root for Trump and Disney.
DRAIN THE SWAMP AND DUMP THE DWEEBS
When is Scherer’s last day ?
Not soon enough…
BE SURE TO FEED HIM
I love them frogs they animals and fat and happy until it finally digests I knew a guy who had one and it called Splat because before he ate it he was skinny after he ate it he’d look like that picture.
Maybe all Broward Judges should be called
Spalt- fat and happy lol
IM LEAVING CANDYLAND WITH A SAD HEART