Miami-Dade’s overwhelmed felony drug court will stop taking new cases, thrusting hundreds of defendants into mainstream criminal court to face possible prison time instead of treatment and rehabilitation options.
Miami-Dade Chief Judge Joseph Farina confirmed in an e-mail that he declared the moratorium and that it will last no more than 120 days.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]