As Monday begins, a family prepares to bury a Husband and Father, taken from them at age 37 by a killer with a semi automatic rifle. Here are the two ways you can donate to Officer Somohano's family.
The PBA LOVE FUND is a fund that has been set up to help the families of slain officers. The Love Fund depends on PBA special events and outside contributions for its success. It is a federally recognized charitable organization[501(c)(3)] and contributions to it are fully tax deductible.
Please make your check or money order payable to the
"Dade County PBA Love Fund"
and mail to:Dade County PBA1
10680 PBA Memorial Blvd.(NW 25th St.)
Miami, FL 33172
Or go to this link to DONATE
11TH CIRCUIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY EVENT THIS THURSDAY
This Thursday at 6:00 PM., at the Historical Museum at 101 West Flagler Street, the 11th Circuit Historical Society will have a Book signing and remarks by author Blaise Pichi who has written The Five Weeks Of Giuseppe Zangara, The Man who tried to Kill FDR.
For young prosecutors and PDs, this is a great organization and a wonderful way to meet lawyers and Judges who have been around awhile and can steer you in the right direction. Miami has a rich legal history and Judge Scott Silverman has done a fantastic job getting this organization off the ground. New lawyers might be surprised to find out that the Miami legal community has had involvement in significant historical events like Watergate, the trial of serial killer Ted Bundy, not to mention the assassination attempt on Roosevelt. We are sure Judge Silverman and his crew have a whole host of stories and events lined up in the months and years ahead.
The Cincinnati Bungals marched into Cleveland yesterday fresh off their win over the Ravens in week one. Cleveland, in apparent disarray after being pounded in week one by the Steelers so bad, that after one and half quarters their starting quarterback for the season was benched and then traded. So what happens? After our fabulous Femme Fatale of Football, TOOTS, and Dan Lurvey pick the Bengals for a quick and easy win this week, the Browns throw up 51 points and hang on for a 51-45 win, as the shocking upset of the week. The never say die Brownies knocked Toots and Dan Lurvey out of the suicide pool. Markus, Clay Kaiser, and Miguel De La O, are breathing easier as the Jaguars eek out a 13-7 victory over the low flying Falcons. The Falcons were one late TD from turning this suicide pool into a two man event. Yours truly and 52nd Street Irwin cruised as the Steelers pounded the Bills. Toots and Lurvey join Rick Freedman on the sidelines, as 5 remain in the suicide pool.
A CLIENT AFTER OUR OWN HEART.
And finally comes this STORY
of the hapless man who stole a car to drive to court to turn himself in on an outstanding warrant. Under the theory of if it can happen, it will, our enterprising hero was arrested driving the stolen vehicle before he got to court. Gotta love his moxie.
See You In Court, where we may just try the “necessity defense” the next time we tee it up in a Grand Theft Auto case.