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Monday, May 11, 2009

NOT GUILTY IN BROWARD CAPITAL MURDER CASE

North of the Border, which leads the state in acquittals at trial, just took a torpedo beneath the waterline last Thursday as as defendant accused of the murder, sexual battery, and strangulation of a young woman was acquitted of all charges. 

Yes you read that correct. A capital death penalty murder case. And the defendant was acquitted. Of everything.  Not guilty.  

Only North of the Border. 

The title of the post links to the Sun Sentinel article. 

ASA Shari Tate was the trial prosecutor of this ship as it went down. 

Defense attorneys were Jim Lewis (guilt phase) and Kevin Kulik (penalty phase). 

Perhaps it's time for Mr. Satz to take a look into the budget and find money to hire 
someone who knows what the hell he's doing in investigating and prosecuting death cases. Can you think of anyone we know who might be available for such a job for the next few years? Hint: his name is often misspelled as "Laser".

See you in court. 

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hey Rumpole, I'm no fan of Rush, but if he gave money to our Drug Court, that's good enough for me.

What is the deal with that anyway, how much did he give and why did he give it to our program?

Anonymous said...

Rumpole, Mr. Laeser is unqualified for employment at the Broward SAO for the following reasons:

1. He has a true commitment to justice--he does not seek to max out everybody.

2. He has cojones and is not afraid to stand up to the boss.

3. His ethics and integrity are impeccable.

4. He knows how to try a case (and then some).

5. He is not afraid to do the right thing, even when it is unpopular.

Anonymous said...

7:07 PM
Why the hell do you care so much about Rush>

What a great win in Broward.

Why does that old lady Weintraub get to stay but Abe gets the boot?

Anonymous said...

The prosecuter in this case did a great job nailing this ape to the ground. It was the no good jurors who , as well as the slime ball defense attorneys who are truly disgusting.