The Broward Blog (link on the left) and the Sun Sentinel HERE report that the Florida Bar (motto: "If you're a lawyer, we're gonna getcha") has found probable cause to proceed to a disciplinary hearing against Broward Attorney Sean Conway for calling embattled North Of the Border Circuit Court Judge Cheryl Aleman "an evil unfair witch" when blogging about her practice of setting cases for trial within two weeks of arraignment. (Now don't you robed readers in Dade start getting excited. Look where Aleman ended up-having to pay Bogenschutz a load of bucks to save her robe.)
Res Ipsa Loquitor anyone?
Conway is being defended by well known Broward defense attorney Fred Haddad, who plans to defend Mr. Conway with a little used, archaic concept mostly unknown to the Bar's grievance committee: The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
We cannot confirm rumours that the Justice Department may file an amicus curiae brief denying the existence and legitimacy of the "so called amendment."
(Three latin phrases in one post. We suspect the eggnog in our office may well be spiked.)
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