BREAKING: Judge Dennis Murphy sentenced Eric Rivera, Jr., to fifty seven and a half years in prison. Rivera was the individual who fired the gun that killed Sean Taylor (Rivera was convicted of second degree murder, although the jury found it was without a firearm, the facts of the case are that Rivera shot and killed Taylor). ASA Reid Rubin gets the win and deserves credit for shepherding this case through the system over the last several years. Well done Mr. Rubin. Well done indeed. We are sure the Taylor family is extremely grateful for your dedication and efforts.
It's been busy day at the REGJB.
BREAKING. Someone named "Bieber" who is apparently a person of some renown in the entertainment world, was arrested earlier today. He had his first appearance before Judge Farina, who is a Judge of some renown in Miami. Bond was set. The media is breathlessly analyzing the cosmic implications of all of this.
A lawyer named "Roy Black" muddled his way through the hearing without too much trouble.
Occasionally we take a break from our award winning witty repartee; the continued disparagement of our robed readers, and the downright tarring and feathering of judicial candidates, to post something useful to our readers.
Today is that day.
If you've been walking around staring at your expired security ID without any idea what to do next, then this is for you.
There is NOTHING more important in the lives of lawyers at the REGB than the ability to bypass the hour long lines outside of our humble courthouse.
This is, of course, a lawyer-centric view. We imagine the judicial-centric view of what is important might revolve more along the lines of locating the local free lunch buffets or making that 3pm tee-time or mani-pedi appointment. (Our ability to hold in abeyance the cheap shots at judges isn't very good.)
Go get those IDs. Don't wait in line. Pass Go. Collect your fee.
See You In Court.