Lawsuit to save St. Pete Pier in judge's hands
...The hearing at times had the feeling of a professor holding court with two students around a coffee table. Several times Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge Jack Day asked the lawyers to stop talking while he read case law or searched for files on his computer and desk.
Day also interrupted both lawyers to encourage them to catch their breath. He even jokingly asked whether St. Petersburg had a mechanism to impeach Mayor Bill Foster. Patner declined to answer the question since his response would be on the evening news...
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