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Saturday, December 01, 2012
HOW TO STEAL AN IPHONE
OK legal eagles, or legal beagles, here's the actus reus:
Query: Is is a strong arm robbery or a theft?
PARKING FOR JURORS: Miami Dade does it again! We are the only county that charge jurors for parking. Because we're different; and special. To our shame, even Broward doesn't charge jurors for parking. The Channel 10 story is here.
NEW JUDGES: As the Captain (c 2012) reported yesterday in the comments section, Judge Eric Hendon was elevated by Governor Rick Scott (motto: "you're all back to work, right?) from the county court to the circuit court, and Carlos Guzman and Betty Capote were appointed to the county court.
JUDGE MAPP'S FUNERAL:
Judge Mapp's grand daughter graciously wrote in and we posted the details of his funeral on the prior post if you care to attend.
COMING MONDAY: The "I'm sorry, I've suffered enough" defense works in federal court for a surprising pair of litigants.