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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

THEY'RE DANCIN IN THE JURY ROOM

























They're doing something called "Zumba" in the jury pool room this Friday (although on the commonly 
used Gregorian calendar Friday is the 30th, not the 29th. But this is the REGJB, where time is relative, so we digress.) 

Does Judge Joe Fernandez know about this hoe-down? 
Didn't famed Miami filmmaker @Billycorben get in serious hot water (until rescued by everyone's favourite federal blogger) for doing less in the jury room?  Can the Irish STOMP troupe be far behind? 
Zumba? Really? 

Speaking of Twitter, @davidovalle305 took a vacation just when things were getting fun. But have you seen his replacement @annaedge4 and her tweets? She is covering the much discussed trial before Judge Tinkler-Mendez over the death of young Rilya Wilson and the  motion for mistrial because the Dade SAO used a prosecutor who was under a Bar suspension at the time he gave his opening statement. Edgerton's article on the judge denying the motion for mistrial is here. 

David- enjoy your vacation and google Wally Pipp while you have some time on your hands.  

If you missed our post yesterday, there's a full compliment of trial prosecutors back at work in the Rilya Wilson case. They were down to two for a while. 

So there you have it- they're dancing in the jury pool room and tap dancing before Judge Tinkler-Mendez. It's never boring at the REGJB.
See You In Court. 

26 comments:

Anonymous said...

Herald reporter Anna is a cutie/hottie!!
I like.
I like a lot.

Anonymous said...

OMG I'm in serious LUST.

Anonymous said...

Big improvement over Ovalle.

Anonymous said...

Im goona hit her up for a date on Twitter.

Anonymous said...

The Herald reporter is a solid 3.22516687.

Anonymous said...

According to today's Daily Business Review (DBR), Judge Victoria Brennan has ordered a murder suspect to be held without bail after Judge Milton Hirsch was forced off the case - Hirsh originally granted bail to the murder suspect.

Anonymous said...

out of a 4. Total "I wanna get her drunk for a weekend in the keys" hottie.

Anonymous said...

How can Brennan reverse another Circuit Court judge's order? She is unbelievable. A disgrace to the bech.

Anonymous said...

Does not matter what Brennan does, INS has a hold. Client cannot go home one way or another.

Anonymous said...

Not into the nose piercing on the reporter.

Anonymous said...

My cat annoys me.

Anonymous said...

5:41 - YOU are a disgrace to this blog and clearly don't know what you are talking about. Hirsch got smacked by the third DCA for granting a bond on a defendant when he had no authority to do so. Brennan only did what everyone, including the appellate court, knew was the proper course of action: hold a murderer with no bond. You must be one of those stupid attorneys that Brennan has ZERO tolerance for, got called out on your laziness or stupidity, and now you want to trash her (undeservedly) on this blog. I don't agree with all that she does on the bench, but this was not an error on her part.

Anonymous said...

5:41 you obviously dont know the law. When a judge is recused for bias, as what happened here, the successor judge is permitted to reconsider all of the prior rulings when requested by the party who asked for the recusal. The judge can refuse to reconsider, but is permitted to. So Judge Brennan only followed the law as she was permitted to do.

Anonymous said...

Where is the Captain?

I miss his sense of humor.

Anonymous said...

You wearing your beer goggles on, Rump?

Anonymous said...

Perhaps next it will be pole dancing ...

not a seminole fan said...

You'll post "my cat annoys me" but you won't post

Dear Gator Fan:

Two words for you:

Seminoles
Stink

37-26

Anonymous said...

5:41 - funny comment. Judge Hirsch is the one who reverses the orders of other judges and who ignores caselaw.

DS said...

718
Everyone's cat annoys them

Anonymous said...

http://wlrn.org/post/former-judge-pando-faces-new-charges

Fake Josh Gradinger said...

I love to Zumba...and Hora!!!

Anonymous said...

The Brennan defenders, aka State Attorneys, clearly don't know the procedural history of the case or the case law. There must be a change in circumstance or some evidence that Hirch's original ruling was in some way a result of bias. Since there is no such evidence and the only change was that a new judge was appointed, that is not a change in circumstances per the case law. Open up westlaw. And Brennan makes me reminiscent for the days of Butchko.

CAPTAIN said...


THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:

AND YOUR NEW Circuit and County Court Judges are:

We expect to hear from Governor Scott's office later today on the three new Judges in Miami-Dade County. We will have one new Circuit Court Judge and two new County Court Judges very shortly.

I expect that one of those appointments will almost certainly go to Jason Dimitris. The real question though is whether Judge Fleur Lobree will extend her judicial career beyond next month by getting one of the three seats. Her current term expires at the end of December.

Anyone want to guess on who will get the three appointments:

CIRCUIT:

Judge Andrew Hague
Judge Eric Hendon
Judge Fleur Lobree
Alan Fine
Alan Sackrin
Jason Bloch
Jason Dimitris
Candace Duff
Steven Reininger

COUNTY:

Madeline Acosta
Betty Capote
Michelle Delancy
Jason Dimitris
Carlos Guzman
Fleur Lobree
Shirlyon McWhorter
Melba Pearson
Julie Terry

CAP OUT ....

CAPTAIN said...



Breaking:


Michael Jordan asked to change his shorts .....

Michael Jordan said Thursday he did refuse to change out of cargo shorts while playing golf recently at a Miami Beach country club, but he said he was hardly being a rebel.


"I've been there many times and no one told me a thing," Jordan told ESPN Chicago by text. "Then all of a sudden they come to me on the 11th hole and say I can't wear cargo shorts. Wow! The round is almost over and you want me to buy shorts now? Yeah, right!!"


After declining to change, Jordan reportedly continued his round, but it could be his last at the club. A report in the New York Post quoted a source saying that Jordan, a Chicago Bulls Hall of Famer and owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, would not be invited back.


"No problem!!" Jordan replied.


A spokesman from La Gorce Country Club said its president was on vacation and declined comment at this time. An employee in the pro shop said that required attire is: "a collared shirt and golf shorts or pants, no cargo or denim. If there are pockets on the outside, it's not allowed."

Anonymous said...

12:12 pm. You show your ignorance of the law. Look at rule 2.330(h) governing judicial disqualification on your Westlaw. Judge Brennan as the successor judge can reconsider Hirsch's prior ruling.

Anonymous said...

12:12 based upon a change in circumstances. A new judge is not a change in circumstances. Case law nitwit.