Fast5 is an audio series of brief conversations with the judges of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit. The questions focus on the community, the courts and access to justice.


DeSoto County Judge Danielle Brewer

Published May 2021

DeSoto County Judge Danielle Brewer

Judge Brewer discusses her enjoyment of the outdoors, hunting for “spring gobblers” and fishing, and explains why it's important for judges to have an ethical code of conduct both on and off the bench.

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Circuit Judge Edward Nicholas

Published April 2021

Cicuit Judge Edward Nicholas

Judge Nicholas drops by the studio to talk about giving back, why he pursued a legal career and what access to justice means to him.

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Circuit Judge Andrea McHugh

Published March 2021

Circuit Judge Andrea McHugh

Judge McHugh is a patron of the local arts, baits her own fish hook and believes access to justice has two parts.

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Chief Judge Kimberly Bonner

Published February 2021

Chief Judge Kimberly Bonner

Judge Bonner talks about what makes our community special, what court may look like in the future and the meaning of access to justice.

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