This is the Miami-Dade Civil Courthouse. It was once the tallest building in Miami, standing 360 feet tall with 28 floors.
On the second floor of this courthouse is a public law library. Not only is there a vast array of legal resources, but there are computers, copiers, and plenty of work space.
The Dade County Courthouse, provides offices, chambers and courtrooms for the clerks and judiciary assigned to the Circuit and County Civil Court and the Family Court.
A monument outside the civil courthouse of Henry Morrison Flagler from his great- grandson
Sign outside the courthouse from 1925.
Plaque outside the courthouse commemorating Major Francis Langhorne Dade.
This is the C. Clyde Atkins Federal Courthouse.
(Left) The federal prison connected to the federal courthouse (Right)
This is the David W. Dyer Federal Building and Courthouse.
This is one of the traffic courtrooms at the Metro Justice Building. If you choose to fight a traffic ticket, this is the type of courtroom you will be in.
Jurors now enjoy free parking at the courthouse. Being involved in jury duty can sometimes be a nuisance, but it is a civic duty and learning experience that should be embraced.
A flag pole in front of the Metro Justice Courthouse.
The front entrance of the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building. This is the largest criminal courthouse in the state of Florida, handling crimes ranging from simple theft and traffic violations to 1st degree murders.
Human emotion runs wild through the halls of the Metro Justice Building. This woman finally got justice for her son’s senseless murder in 2010.
Each judge sits in front of the words, “We who labor here seek only the truth,” during all trials.
This exit of the building is where Miami-Dade police officers escort jury members to their vehicles if there is a high-profile criminal case.
The media plays a huge role in the portrayal of criminals and victims to the public. These are media trucks anxiously awaiting the news of a high-profile murder trial.
Front entrance of the Metro Justice Building.
Front entrance of the Pre-Trial Detention Center.
Miami-Dade police officers get exclusive parking access to the courthouse for multiple purposes.
Media gets exclusive parking access to the courthouse.
This is the skywalk that connects the Pre-Trial Detention Center with the Metro Justice Building. Prisoners are transported through here multiple times a day, for bond court hearings or their trials.
This is the office of the State Attorney, Katherine Fernandez-Rundle. All cases, evidence, and information regarding trials is sent to this office so state prosecuters can begin work on trials.