The NY Times reports here that Florida's adverse possession statute, circa 1869, is back in vogue as an enterprising realtor is using homeless families to help him take possession of abandoned homes. The article is here.
The prosecution of ex-Yankee star Jim Leyritz in Browierd got us to thinking about other prominent sports stars that have run afoul of the law in South Florida.
As near as we can remember, one case started it all in the 1970's in Miami. It was a drug trafficking charge. For extra blog credit, who was the sports star, who was the Judge, who was the prosecutor and who was the defense attorney? Double extra credit- when the star was found guilty and the judge imposed the 15 yr min man, what did the Judge say as the star was led away?
And lets go back even further. The Doors Jim Morrison was convicted right here in Miam-ah in 1970 for exposure of his sexual organ during a concert. Who was the great prosecutor in that case? Who was the Judge and who defended Mr. Morrison?
"Don't ya love her madly...Don't ya need her badly...Don't ya love her ways ... Don't ya love her as she's walkin out the door?"