LARRYSC~ARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM TI212.519.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH FL. NEW YOR K. NY 10004 -2400

T /2 1 2.51,9.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG .

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS SUSAN N. HERMAN PRESIDENT

ANTfIONY O. ROMERO EXECUTIVE OIRECTOR

RICHARD lACKS TREASURER

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October 19,2010

Chief Judge Terry D. Terrell

First Judicial Circuit Court of Florida M.C. Blanchard Judicial Building 190 Governmental Center, 5th floor Pensacola, FI. 32502

Dear Chief Judge Terrell:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the First Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, 1 including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the First Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the First Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

1 For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property,

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5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the First Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 20 1 O~ 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b)( 1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD~ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

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If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549-2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRY SCHW ARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM TI2I2.SI9.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

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UNION FOUNDATION

NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH r t., NEW YORK. NY 10004-2400

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OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N. HERMAN

PRESIDENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTiVE OIRECIOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASUREII

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October 19,2010

Chief Judge Charles A. Francis

Second Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Leon County Courthouse

301 S. Monroe Street

Tallahassee, Fl. 32302

Dear Chief Judge Francis:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Second Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, I including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Second Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Second Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates 01' senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

1 For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

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5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Second Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases, This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b)(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

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If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549-2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

Larry Schwartztol Rachel Goodman

ACLU Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACL U of Florida

LARRY SCI-lWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES

UNION FOUNOATION

NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH FL. NEW YORK. NY 10004-2400 T/212.549.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS SUSAN N. HERMAN PRESIDENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTIV[ DIRECrOIl

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

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October 19,2010

Chief Judge David W. Fina

Third Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Suwannee County Courthouse

200 South Ohio A venue, Suite 104 Live Oak, Fl. 32064

Dear Chief Judge Fina:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1,2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Third Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, 1 including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Third Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Third Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases,

1 For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

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5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Third Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2,420(b)(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor

N ew York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2,420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit-organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are tillable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

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If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549-2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

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Rachel Goodman

ACLU Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRYSC~ARTZTOL ST AFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORO

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH FL. NEW YORK. NY 10004-2400 T1212.549.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N. HERMAN

PRESJDENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTIVE DrRECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

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October 19,2010

Chief Judge Donald R. Moran Jr. Fourth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Duval County Courthouse

330 E. Bay Street

Jacksonville, Fi. 32202

Dear Chief Judge Moran:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1,2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Fourth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, I including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Fourth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Fourth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

I For purposes ofthese requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

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5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Fourth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b )(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and ifthe fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

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If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549-2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRYSCHWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519,7849, LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU,ORO

AMERICAN CIVil LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET, 18TH FL. NEW YORK, NY 1000/,·21,00 T/212,549.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N. HERMAN

PRESIDENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

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October 19,2010

Chief Judge Daniel B. Merritt Sr. Fifth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Hernando County Courthouse

20 N. Main Street

Brooksville, Fl. 34601

Dear Chief Judge Merritt:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Fifth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, 1 including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Fifth Judicial Circuit.

3, All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Fifth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases,

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases, This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases,

I For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property,

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5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Fifth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b)(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor

N ew York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

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If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549~2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

~~

Larry Schwartztol

Rachel Goodman

ACLU Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACL U of Florida

LARRYSCHWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU,ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET, 18TH FL. NEW YORK, NY 10004·2400 T/212.549.2500 WWW.ACLU.DRG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N. HERMAN

PRESIDENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

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October 19,2010

Chief Judge 1. Thomas McGrady Sixth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Criminal Justice Center, Chamber 14 14250 49th Street North

Clearwater, Fl. 33762

Dear Chief Judge McGrady:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Sixth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, [ including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records ofthe judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Sixth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Sixth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

I For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property,

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5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Sixth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b)(I), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

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If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549~2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

Larry Schwartztol Rachel Goodman

ACLU Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRYSCHWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES

UNION FOUNDATION

NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH FL. NEW YORK. NY 18004-2488

T 121 2.549. Z 5 0 8 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS SUSAN N HERMAN PRESIDENT

ANTHONY D. IWMERo fXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

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October 19,2010

Chief Judge J. David Walsh

Seventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Volusia County Justice Center

251 N. Ridgewood Avenue

Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Dear Chief Judge Walsh:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1,2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Seventh Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases,' including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Seventh Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Seventh Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records ofthe judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases, This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

I For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

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5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Seventh Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b)(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor

N ew York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2,420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2,420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549~2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

~

Larry Schwartztol

Rachel Goodman

ACLU Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRYSCHWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM 1'/212.519.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH FL. NEW YORK. NY 10004-2400 T/212.549.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N. HERMAN

PRESIDENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EX E C U Tf VE 01 R E C TO R

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURfR

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October 19,2010

Chief Judge Martha Ann Lott

Eighth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Family and Civil Justice Center

201 East University Avenue, Rm 415 Gainesville, Fl. 32601

Dear Chief Judge Lott:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Eighth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, I including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Eighth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Eighth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes) but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

I For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

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5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Eighth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 20 1 O~ 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b)(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street is" Floor

,

New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549-2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

~

Larry Schwartztol

Rachel Goodman

ACL U Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACL U of Florida

LARRY SCHWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH FL. NEW YORK. NY 1000',-2.00 T/212.549_2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N. HERMAN

PRESIDENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TRE/,SUREfl

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October 19,2010

Chief Judge Belvin Perry Jr.

Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Orange County Courthouse

425 N. Orange Avenue

Orlando, FI. 32801

Dear Chief Judge Perry:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1,2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Ninth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, I including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Ninth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Ninth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates 01' senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

1 For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated 10 foreclose on residential real property.

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5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Ninth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b)(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549-2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

~~

Larry Schwartztol Rachel Goodman

ACLU Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRYSCHWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM TI212.519.7849. LSCI-IWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

NAT IONAl OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH Fl. NEW YORK. NY 10004-2400

T (212.549.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N. HERMAN

PRESJOENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTJVE OJREC[OR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

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October 19,2010

Chief Judge David Langford

Tenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida 255 N. Broadway Avenue

Bartow, Fl. 33830

Dear Chief Judge Langford:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1; 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below,

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Tenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, 1 including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Tenth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Tenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases,

4, All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

I For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

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5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Tenth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b )(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, is" Floor New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES U NIDN FOUNDATION

If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549-2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

ACLU Racial Justice Program

LARRY SCHWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES

UNION FOUNDATION

NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH FL. NEW YORK. NY 10004-2400 T/212.549.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS SUSAN N. HERMAN PRESIDEN/'

ANTHONY O. ROMERO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

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October 19,2010

Chief Judge Joel H. Brown

Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center 175 N.W. 1st Avenue

Miami, FI. 33128

Dear Chief Judge Brown:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Eleventh Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases,' including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Eleventh Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

I For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2,420(b)(I), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor

N ew York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549-2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

~~

Rachel Goodman

ACLU Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRY SCI-IWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH FL. NEW YORK. NY 10004-2400 T/212.549.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS SUSAN N. HERMAN PRESIDENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

ACL,U

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERtiES UNION

October 19,2010

Chief Judge Lee E. Haworth

Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Lynn N. Silvertooth Judicial Center 2002 Ringling Boulevard

Sarasota, Fl. 34237

Dear Chief Judge Haworth:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) ofthe Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Twelfth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases,' including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2, All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Twelfth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases,

1 For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2,420(b)( 1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, is" Floor New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(1) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

If you have any questions regarding this request) please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549~2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely)

Larry Schwartztol Rachel Goodman

ACLU Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRYSCHWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212,519.7849, LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU,ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET, 1BTH FL. NEW YOR K, NY 10004-2400 T/212,549.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N. HERMAN

PRESIDENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

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October 19, 2010

Chief Judge Manuel Menendez Jr. Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida George Edgecomb Courthouse

800 E. Twiggs Street

Tampa, Fl. 33602

Dear Chief Judge Menendez:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, 1 including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

I For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit; including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b )(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided; please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549~2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

Larry Schwartztol Rachel Goodman

ACLU Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRYSCHWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. lBTH FL. NEW YORK. NY 10004-2400 T/212.549.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N. HERMAN

PRESIDENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTiVE DIRECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

A·CLU·

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October 19,2010

Chief Judge Hentz McClellan

Fourteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Calhoun County Courthouse

20859 East Central A venue

Blountstown, Fl. 32424

Dear Chief Judge McClellan:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, 1 including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records ofthe judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

1 For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b)(I), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549-2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

Larry chwartztol Rachel Goodman

ACLU Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRY SCHWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519.7849, LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU,ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES

UNION FOUNDATION

NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET, 18TH FL. NEW YORK, NY 1000/,-2400 T/212.549.2500 WWW.ACLU.oRG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N. HERMAN

PRESIDENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

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AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

October 19,2010

Chief Judge Peter D. Blanc

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Main Judicial Complex

205 North Dixie Highway, Room: 5.2500 West Palm Beach, Fl. 33401

Dear Chief Judge Blanc:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, [ including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate,

or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records ofthe judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

I For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

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5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases, This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b)(l), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge, However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES LJNION FOLJN DATION

If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549-2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

~~

Larry Schwartztol

Rachel Goodman

ACLU Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRY SCHWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH FL. NEW YORK. NY 10004-2400 Tf212.S49.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS SUSAN N. HERMAN PRESJDENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

ACLU

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October 19,2010

Chief Judge Luis M. Garcia

Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Key West Courthouse

302 Fleming Street

Key West, FI. 33040

Dear Chief Judge Garcia:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases;' including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

I For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civiilitigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 20 1 O~ 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2,420(b)(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD~ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor

N ew York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2,420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES LJNION FOLJNOATION

If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549-2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRY SCHWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAO STREET. 18TH FL. NEW YORK. NY 10004·2400 T/212.549.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N. HERMAN

PilES/DENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTIVE OIl?ECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

'ACLU

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AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

October 19, 2010

Chief Judge Victor Tobin

Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Judicial Complex

201 SE. 6th Street

Fort Lauderdale, Fl. 33301

Dear Chief Judge Tobin:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases,' including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

I For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b)(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, is" Floor New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549~2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

~

Larry Schwartztol

Rachel Goodman

ACLU Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRY SCHW ARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T1212.5 1 9.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH FL. NEW YORK. NY 1000.-2.00 Tf212.5'9.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N, HERMAN

PRES/DEN)'

ANTHONY D, ROMERO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

RICHARD lACKS TREA5URfR

ACLU

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AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

October 19,2010

Chief Judge 1. Preston Silvernail

Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Justice Center 2825 Judge Fran Jamieson Way

Viera, FI. 32940-8006

Dear Chief Judge Silvernail:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, I including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

1 For purposes ofthese requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records ofthe judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b )(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUN DATION

If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549-2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

ACLU Racial Justice Program

LARRYSCHWARTZTOL STAPF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519.7849.

LSCHW ARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH FL. NEW YORK. NY 10004-2400 T/212.549.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N. HERMAN

PRESfOENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUnVE DrRECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

ACLU.

I

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

October 19,2010

Chief Judge Steven J. Levin

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Martin County Courthouse

100 East Ocean Boulevard, Suite A363 Stuart, FI. 34994

Dear Chief Judge Levin:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases,' including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsibilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, 01' case management unit within the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

I For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real properly.

AMERICAN CIVil LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent of backlogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2,420(b)(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2,420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure ofthe data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549-2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

~~

Larry Schwartztol Rachel Goodman

ACLU Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

LARRY SCHWARTZTOL STAFF ATTORNEY

RACIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM T/212.519.7849. LSCHWARTZTOL@ACLU.ORG

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION NATIONAL OFFICE

125 BROAD STREET. 18TH FL. NEW YORK, NY 10004-2400 T/212.51,9.2500 WWW.ACLU.ORG

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

SUSAN N. HERMAN

PRESIDENT

ANTHONY D. ROMERO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

RICHARD ZACKS TREASURER

ACl.·U

I

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

October 19,2010

Chief Judge G. Keith Cary

Twentieth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Lee County Justice Center

1700 Monroe Street

Fort Myers, Fl. 33901

Dear Chief Judge Cary:

The following is a formal request for public records pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 (2010) and Article I, § 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. We hereby request copies of public records dating from January 1, 2009 until the present that contain the information enumerated below.

1. All records of the judicial branch relating to the establishment of any division, section, or case management unit within the Twentieth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of proceedings related to foreclosure cases, I including but not limited to administrative orders, memoranda, correspondences, and minutes of meetings.

2. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules, procedures, and practices established to manage, adjudicate or dispose of foreclosure cases in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit.

3. All records of the judicial branch indicating the names, job titles, and responsihilities of all judges, senior judges, magistrates, and clerks assigned to preside in any division, section, or case management unit within the Twentieth Judicial Circuit created to manage, adjudicate, or dispose of foreclosure cases.

4. All records of the judicial branch relating to the training of general magistrates or senior judges to preside over foreclosure cases. This request includes, but is not limited to, any manuals or other training materials provided to general magistrates or senior judges assigned to preside over foreclosure cases.

I For purposes of these requests, "foreclosure case" means any civil litigation initiated to foreclose on residential real property.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

5. All records of the judicial branch relating to the rules governing public access to civil proceedings in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit, including but not limited to public access to proceedings in foreclosure cases.

6. All records of the judicial branch containing data maintained in the Case Tracking System for submission to the Office of State Court Administration, as provided in the State Courts System FY 2010- 2011 Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan. This data includes, but is not limited to, clearance rates, the number of cases disposed, the percent ofbac1dogged cases, and the average age of target cases. This request encompasses each tracking workbook provided to the Office of State Court Administration from June 30, 2010 until the present.

"Records of the judicial branch" is defined, under Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420(b)(1), to mean all records, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received in connection with the transaction of official business by any judicial branch entity.

Please provide this information on a CD-ROM or in an electronic format. Where electronic records cannot be provided, please supply instead paper copies of all responsive documents. Please direct all records to:

Rachel Goodman

American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor

N ew York, NY 10024

If you believe that an exemption applies to any portion of the records requested, Florida Rule of Judicial Procedure 2.420(i)(2) requires you to state in writing the reasons for your conclusion that the record is exempt. Please also state the basis for any alleged exemptions with specificity as to the reasons for your assertions and excise or delete from the records only that portion of the record for which an exemption is being asserted and validly applies.

Please note that Rule 2.420(i) requires that your response to this request be reasonable. We therefore request that you produce these records within 20 days from the date of this request.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization, and the disclosure of the data requested in this letter is pursuant to the public interest. Therefore, we request that your compliance with this request be provided free of charge. However, if you are unable to do so, and if the fee will exceed $100.00, please contact us before the charges are incurred.

AMERICAN CIVIL UBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION

If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Rachel Goodman at (212) 549~2588 or rgoodman@aclu.org.

Sincerely,

~~

Larry1ch~tztol Rachel Goodman

ACL U Racial Justice Program

Muslima Lewis ACLU of Florida

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