Canaday Steps Up as Chief Justice

I didn’t see any mention of Justice Canaday becoming Chief Justice Canaday on the Florida Bar News website this week. Still, his bio on the Court’s website has been updated, and if it’s on the web, then it’s officially official.

Justice Quince Featured in ABA Journal

The ABA Journal featured Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Peggy Quince front and center on its cover this month. It’s heartening to see not one, but three strong woman leading Southern state’s high courts. But the reality is, they got their article in just under the wire — as previously reported, Justice Quince is rotating out of the Chief Justice position, and Justice Canaday takes over the lead on July 1st.

Anthony Black Appointed to Second DCA

Governor Crist has appointed Judge Anthony K. Black to the Second District Court of Appeal. Judge Black has been a trial court judge in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit for eight years. He was appointed to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Carolyn K. Fulmer. Congratulations to Judge Black!