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Thursday, March 02, 2006

COMPUTER SEIZED???

“And some will mourn in ashes, some coal black,
For the deposing of a rightful King.” The Tragedy of King Richard the Second.

Props to Super Defender Lynn Overmann. Police arrested her client. She got the cop arrested for perjury. From the Herald article: "I think it's a bit of poetic justice that the man who wrongly arrested him has at least tasted what it feels like to be inside a jail cell" said Lynn Overmann.



JUDGE’S COMPUTER SEIZED???

The Herald reported that the office computer of everybody’s favorite whipping boy, Juan D’Arce was seized yesterday in a daring day light raid on the chambers of Judge Ivan Hernandez. However, some are whispering that His Honor’s Dell was “D’Arce’d” as well. Before we degenerate into specious speculation on what could be on that “hard” drive, lets give Judge H some props.

Many Judges would have thrown D’Arce out on his d’butt before d’herald article debuted. But Judge Ivan Hernandez stood by his employee, defended his right to campaign for the candidate of his choice, and didn’t fire D’Arce.

Loyalty. Not a trait much in evidence these days. We congratulate Judge Hernandez for standing up for his JA. If His Honor email’s us, we can recommend an honest bondsman.

OK. What could possibly be on that hard drive?

Email from D’Arce to Hernandez:

“The eagle has landed. Pericles will punish Leifman.”

Email From Hernandez to D’Arce: “Don’t get caught.”

Lexis search: “Judge/Assistant/”out of control”

West Law Search : “Ethics/Judiciary/”employee stupid enough to campaign against administrative judge”

Check out the New Poll: What Can a JA Do?

See You In Court.


53 comments:

Rumpole said...

Speaking of censorship, in reply to a previous post, whomever is posting "[deleted]" is a troublemaker. We haven't been deleting any posts. If we delete or edit a post, rest assured we now announce it so everyone knows. Total deletions still less than 10.If you want to be a jerk, stick to posting "zzzzzzzzz" which for some reason really annoys us.

Anonymous said...

Congrats to Lynn Overmann!
Its one thing to convince the state to drop charges against your client after they have held him in jail for the past 14 months but it is especially sweet to get the cop fired and then prosecuted for it!

Jason Grey said...

Every ten years or so they charge a cop with perjury so state attorneys can somewhat credibly argue in closing " Why would officer so and so risk perjury charges to come in here and blah, blah, blah".
Cops commit perjury all the time and almost no one cares. The cops consider untruths little white lies as long THEY believe a subject is guilty.
prosecutors and Judges often look the other way. In a swearing contest between your client and a cop...well, you know .
Does anyone care if a cop falsely claims something was in plain view so long as she hasn't planted it?
I believe Very few cops would lie to frame a person they believe is innocent. How much does it matter when cops lie to convict people who are guilty?

OFFICE OF THE PD said...

PRESS RELEASE
OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDER
BENNETT H BRUMMER
To: All Media
Bennett H. Brummer sincerely thanks Mr. Juan D'Arce for dominating the news and the blog this week and keeping me out of this mess for once.
Thank You.
Good Day.

Anonymous said...

Jason,

My client was innocent - the State immunized the actual dealer during the internal affairs investigation. I don't think the fact that lying is pandemic is a good reason to ignore it - just nice to be able to prove it every once in a while.

Lynn Overmann

Anonymous said...

Lynn
Now you need to get Brummer arrested for purjury.

Jason Grey said...

Lynn, I was not commenting about your case specifcally, ( Great job !). It just seems more often than not we all are stirring the muck. Nothing is black and white just a big gray mess. And it is sweet every so often to have a totally innocent client and to be able to prove it. congrats
Jason

Anonymous said...

Why don't we send Rundle's kid to boot camp??

Anonymous said...

Rumpole, I'm not sure about your JA poll. What "can" they do? or what "do" they do? or what should they be allowed to do? I voted for everything on your list.

Anonymous said...

I have known Judge Hernandez for many years and have always found him to be very ethical, professional, courteous and diligent. I cannot believe that he would intentionally allow his JA to run campaigns from his office. That being said, has anyone pulled up the Judge's campaign report from the 2000 election to see how much Pericles was paid for consulting? Or did the "consulting" firm contribute to the Judge's campaign?

Anonymous said...

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz--just kiddin

Anonymous said...

"I have known Judge Hernandez for many years and have always found him to be very ethical, professional, courteous and diligent. I cannot believe that he would intentionally allow his JA to run campaigns from his office."

Whoever wrote this should disclose their name and apologize for breathing.

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

I love when these cops get arrested. Especially when they are
the only eyewitnesses against our
clients in other pending cases.

Nolle Pros baby!

Regards to the D'Arce investigation, what a joke that the State gets involved in this.
This is purely so that Kathy can
claim she fights Public Corruption.
Why not pick on someone relevant Ms. Rundle?

Anonymous said...

that cop should get a frickin 15 year min man for framing that guy and making him sit for 14 months. i hope he rots in hell. dont drop the soap, officer.

Anonymous said...

yeah man, that cop should get life for attempted rape (he knew, or should have known, bubba was going to bend that guy he framed over.) but he's a cop, a boy in blue, and he'll get a slap on the wrist. 14 months that dude sat. life is fair.

Anonymous said...

rumpole why does brummer and his office brass get a free pass and juan gets go directly to jail? shame on you rundle. p.s. what's with that son of yours?

Anonymous said...

It is a legal impossibility that Iven Hernandez or D'Arce operated illegally from the SDJC--THEY ARE NEVER THERE! The last time Hernandez worked on a Friday, Ford was President.

jane doe said...

i fucking hate dirty cops! they should be held to a higher standard, and therefore punished more harshly. i hope he does prison time and gets ass-raped brutally over and over and over again until he needs to wear diapers!

Anonymous said...

It appears that D'arce runs his businesses out of a condo owned by Maria C. Prieto. Does anyone know who she is?

Anonymous said...

Our system of justice works on the assumption that the police always tell the truth. If we're going to give their testimony such weight, the consequences of their perjury should be equally weighty. Accordingly, I agree that they should be punished more harshly. However, I think brutal prison ass-raping, as suggested above, is needlessly cruel. A regular prison ass-raping should be deterrent enough.

Anonymous said...

By the way, why didn't Brummer's office or KFR do something about this cop when they found out? Why did it take a civil lawsuit to get anything done to this guy? Could it be the perjury was uncovered in 2004 and no one wanted to rock the PBA boat?

Anonymous said...

I think Judge Gordon has a judicial assistant named Maria prieto.

Anonymous said...

Hey Rump. Your readers should take a look at the transcripts on this link:

http://cbs4.com/topstories/local_story_033170755.html

They are of copys refusing and threatening undercover reporters asking for complaint forms at various local stations. Should be prosecuted in a couple cases.

Anonymous said...

Whay hasn't Bennett Bummer's office ever go after bad cops? When was the last time you saw Bennett, Weed, Rory, or Warren giving a press confrence on the need to clean up these departments? When eas the last time anyone even heard from these hypocrits about lying cops? Thank god for attorneys like Lynn Overmann.

Anonymous said...

thank god? who are you? what is your agenda? sure brummer and his people are soft but you sound crazy.

Anonymous said...

All you criminal defense attorneys who are getting in line to gang rape this cop in prison are really showing your true colors. Need I remind you all of this thing called PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE?? Or does that only apply when you represent the defendant or when the defendant is one of you? For all those of you who are so eager to see this cop get it, maybe you should remind yourselves that one is presumed innocent until proven guilty. You all who are posting your fantasy punishment for this cop are just a bunch of HYPOCRITES. It is no wonder that criminal defense attorneys are viewed by society even lower than used car salesmen and county court judicial assistants.

Anonymous said...

i agree in part dissent in part. the cop is innocent until proven guilty and any true criminal defense atty, if paid well, would love to represent the him. however, if found guilty perhaps an ass wax is in order. he put an innocent man behind bars with his purjury. i rather one ass rape then having my freedom deprived for 14 months. though i would insist on a condom.
your comment about criminal defense atty's is stupid and shows that you will be nothing more in life then a lawyer that says 'and then what happened officer?'

Anonymous said...

The part about being a hypocrite must have hurt if your little zinger at the end was meant for a prosecutor that you assumed must have written the previous post. Well, it is not only lawyers who read AND post here, but observers of the criminal justice system do to. This observer is amused when any lawyer climbs their high horse and makes statement such as the previous ones, but only when it suits their best interest. Yeah, the cop deserve to go to prison if found guilty, but practice what you preach, let the system go forward as it was designed.

Anonymous said...

i don't think my comment was riding high horse. i do think that you are a law and order conservative who instictively holds a dim view toward criminal defense atty's. until of course you need one.

Jason Grey said...

I believe I read Former officer Gary ultimately admitted to lying.
So if true the presumption doesn't much Help. There is nothing more dangerous than a lying cop!when caught they need to be made an example and pilloried.
They can lock anyone up whenever they want to and there ain't shit you can do about it. The most powerful guy in the world is a cop they can arrest a congressman , judge, the president, Etc and its your word vs his. Nice to know the only qualification for the job is a high school Diploma or GED. SCARY. A cosmotology license requires more training.

Anonymous said...

If I were to need a criminal defense attorney I would find the sleaziest and most dishonest one I could afford, but since I don't make tons of money and cannot pay to keep you all living in the lifestyle you want to be accostumed to, I will settle for any assistant public defender. At least they are not in it for the money, and they can beat the crap out of any of you "privates" in trial...even if they work for Brummer.

Anonymous said...

Jason Grey commented "Why should anyone care if cops lie as long as they get the right guy"? Mr. Grey, if you really don't know that answer,...... Anyway, that's why most folks blog anonymously: So when the inevitable dumb comment comes out, no one knows who the dumbass is that said it. But since you like to promote yourself, now you got a lot of defense lawyers, and probably asa'a and others as well, thinking pretty lowly of you. Hopefully, that's not your true position.

Anonymous said...

Hey Jason, let's see if that’s what you say the next time one of your clients confesses and wants a trial...is the presumption not too helpful either?

Anonymous said...

Maybe we ought to copy his post and send it to all his clients. Really stupid thing to say with your name attached to it.

Anonymous said...

Who is the moron, yes moron, who wrote the pd's can beat any pa in trial? Cut it out. You sound delusional.

Anonymous said...

Pd's are not in it for the $? Is that why Weed, Rory, Warren, etc. were losing their goddamned minds when BB had opposition last time? We, the sorry pa's out here, pay their salaries. As someone who was a pd for several yrs, Pd's do it b/c its a cake job with nice benefits and, if you suck up to the right people, a pretty good paycheck, too.

Jason Grey said...

You mistook my sarcastic statments for my personal position. I don't think a 19 year cop was beaten, threatned, or tricked into a false confession.nor do I think the cops wold fabricate a confession against a fellow cop. Sometimes I say stupid stuff. Some people think, i'm an a-hole, Some actually like me.
I use my name not to promote myself, but because I am not ashamed of who I am , or what I think, and i'm not afraid of criticim. No need to hide behind "anonomous"

Anonymous said...

Next time I post something, I will sign it appropriately so that my clients will know who I am and that their lawyer can spell.
signed...

anonomous

Anonymous said...

Spelling counts?

Anonymous said...

I handled a case where the Bailiff for a circuit judge chased down a defendant in the hallway after an arraignment and handed him a business card for an attorney and said... hire this guy.... everything will be fine. The client came to me instead.
We reported that to the SAO... they investigated and the bailiff admitted it and got to keep his job and no prosecution for that funny crime prohibiting court people from soliciting clients...

Oh well. When you are part of the system... they will screw anyone to keep the system intact.

Anonymous said...

anono mous

any relation to Mickey?

Anonymous said...

AP-MIAMI:

The recent seizure of Judicial Assistant (and future blimpie's sandwich maker) Juan D'Arce's computer has uncovered some startling finds. Among the items discovered are the CMI Intoxilyzer "source code", Fmr. U.S. Senator Thomas Eagleton's shock treatment reports, Ed Newman's real SAT scores, and Jason Grey's ego.

In support of his Judicial Assistant, Judge Ivan "Semper Fi" Hernandez points out that D'Arce has a "constitutional right" to conduct political campiagns from a judge's chambers. The learned judge handed over his copy of the Constitution and directed this reporter to look up this right under the Fourth Amendment. I was unable to find either.

Jason Grey said...

I meant to write "Anon O Mouse"

Anonymous said...

Jason Grey is a coward. He is willing to let his clients be hanged by cops freed from the truth. Further, he did not show up for our fight on the 2nd floor of the G bldg next to the elevators.
PUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

Anonymous said...

jason grey is a good lawyer and a family man. he makes money and he has a hot wife. if you want to fight him then you got to fight me and im a dirty dealer. set up the fight again and i will beat your ass just for fun. just tell me you will be wearing so i dont beat up the wrong guy.

Anonymous said...

is rundle's kid gonna get bootcamp? i hope he doesnt have sickle cell.

Jason Grey said...

Anonymous,If you want to go around calling me a pussy you really should use your name . If you want to fight (I assume you don't have the guts) I am easy to find. Justice building, every morning or south florida boxing on 164th st 4 or 5 nights a week. I will fight you when and wherever you want. Im a shitty writer and my comments were meant to be ironic/sarcastic and to perhaps provoke some thought. If you interpreted my questions as an expression of my feelings on the subject of cops lying to frame people, then you obviosly don't know me. I am sure I have tried ,and won, ten times the cases you have. And anonymous is right, I do have a hot Wife.

Anonymous said...

j. grey in the 3rd round,

Anonymous said...

It figures the 50th post would be crap.

Jason Grey is boring said...

Jason Grey is boring.

Anonymous said...

Here is the most interesting part of the case you posted.

Supreme Court of Puerto Rico.
Angel Luis García, Carmen García et al., Plaintiffs and respondents
v.
World Wide Entertainment Co., Darrin McGillis, Defendants and petitioners
No. CE-92-126
San Juan, Puerto Rico, December 24, 1992


"The plaintiffs alleged that both contracts were void because they were contrary to law, morals and public policy. As second cause of action, plaintiffs alleged that defendants (McGillis and boyfriend) had physically abused and sexually harassed the minor, for which they sought damages."

cheap computers said...

I don't think the fact that lying is pandemic is a good reason to ignore it - just nice to be able to prove it every once in a while.