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Florida officials reconsider 'Taj Mahal' courthouse



Those 60-inch LCD television screens may not grace the walls of the judges' chambers at the 1st District Court of Appeal's fancy new building.

Also, judges could someday be banned from lobbying the state Legislature.

Those are some of the things under discussion in the wake of a St. Petersburg Times story describing the sneaky way two of the 1st District judges managed to get themselves a new courthouse that some are calling a "Taj Mahal.'' Or "Taj MaHawke.'' Read Lucy Morgan's piece here.


[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 10:19am]


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