Following complaints about offensive comments by some judges, Chief Broward Judge Dale Ross is finalizing plans this week for diversity sensitivity training for the Florida county’s circuit judges.

The first training session is slated to take place over a day and a half May 10-11. Ross will strongly encourage all judges to attend, but attendance will be voluntary, said Judge Thomas Lynch IV, administrative judge for the circuit civil division. Neither Ross nor Broward courts administrator Carol Ortman returned calls for comment.

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