Judges and lawyers can’t be friends?  That’s what a Florida appellate court ruled last week, upholding a defendant’s motion to disqualify a trial judge based on the judge’s Facebook friendship with the prosecutor assigned to the case. Make sure to check out Richard Shane and Jose Ferrer’s post on the case below.  Also on the Network, fresh off his speech at the DNC, Bill Clinton headed over to Solar Power International to talk to advocates of renewable energy industries; Luke Hagedorn has the details in his post. Total posts on the Lexblog Network today: 141.

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