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An advisory committee to the Florida Supreme Court informed thePalm Beach Circuit chief judge that an administrative order thatthrows out certain motions in foreclosure cases as "abandoned" isa local rule.
By Amanda Lundergan
In the not-too-distant past, shopkeepers kept their records by hand, scrawling notes on slips of paper or triplicate forms that were squirreled away in office file cabinets until they were needed. If they were needed in court to resolve a dispute with the client, they enjoyed a special exception to an otherwise applicable evidentiary objection – hearsay.
A duel between legal scholars over a chief judge's order intended to speed up mortgage fore closure lawsuits has cre ated a spinoff battle over the limits of judicial discre tion and the application of open-record laws to courts.