Monday, July 21, 2014
Quick news and notes
1. Julie Carnes was confirmed today to serve on the 11th Circuit. The vote was 94-0. We now have two Carneses on the 11th Circuit. And when Jill Pryor gets confirmed, that will be two Pryors.
2. But Robin Rosenberg is next up for a vote -- and this is for the District Bench here. Robin Rosenbaum already got confirmed for the 11th Circuit and actually heard oral argument already a few weeks ago. But this Robin (Rosenberg, not Rosenbaum) will likely be sitting in Ft. Pierce.
3, Another 5 year sentence in the Rothstein case -- this time to former Broward Sherrif's Lt. David Benjamin. Judge Cohn rejected his pleas for leniency and gave him the statutory max (from Paula McMahon's Sun-Sentinel article):