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Florida Supreme Court seeks 24 more judgeships statewide

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The Florida Supreme Court is asking for more judges. The high court on Thursday formally asked the state Legislature for 24 new judgeships across the state. The court is asking for one new circuit judgeship in the central Florida judicial circuit covering Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter counties. The justices say the 5th Judicial Circuit needs an additional judge because caseloads are growing quickly in that region. They also certified the need for 23 new county judgeships in seven…

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