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Rocket Docket

David Sands

Citizens Call 'Rocket Docket' Welfare Hearings Unfair

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 11.28.2011 | Detroit

Families who showed up to attend mass welfare hearings Monday morning outside the Michigan Department of Human Services offices on Detroit's Lappin St...

Zach Carter

Florida's 'Awful' Foreclosure Courts May Shut Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

In a turn of events that consumer advocates are celebrating, Florida's infamous "rocket docket" foreclosure courts may be on the verge of extinction, ...

Florida Foreclosure Courts Rush Despite Questionable Practices, Doctored Deeds

The New York Times | Gretchen Morgenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier this year, Florida earmarked $9.6 million to set up foreclosures-only courts across the state, staffed by retired judges.... lawyers represent...