UPDATE: Just left the REGJB Thursday morning. Tried to use the Wifi. No luck. Saw the signal. Couldn't log on. Back to carrier pigeons.
Michael Hernandez, who committed first degree murder as a fourteen year old student, had a new sentencing hearing and was sentenced again to life in prison by Judge John Schlessinger, who presided at the original trial. Hernandez was represented at the new sentencing by the PDs office, who did as good a job as they could.
A long time ago Sy Gaer told us that even the best lawyer can't change all the facts of a case.
If you don't know who Sy was, please leave now. You're not welcome here.
DOM has all the details on a bad day for lawyers in Broward. One was arrested for a horrendous child-sex porn case, and the other was arrested for forging judge's signatures approving payouts for structured settlement cases.
Usually the news is a Broward judge getting arrested, so this is a change.
22- YOU'VE BUSTED.
Donald Trump won the Nevada causes yesterday, and then flew out to begin campaigning in the Super Tuesday states, which just goes to show that what happens in Vegas DOES NOT always stay in Vegas.
Our colleague Roy Black took to Facebook to comment that he, like the rest of the world, underestimated Mr. Trump.
Assuming Democrats and Republicans are about evenly divided, Mr. Trump's ability to get close to half the Republican voters to vote for him shows that there are about 25-35% of Americans who are so angry and feel so disenfranchised that they would vote for a man with very un-american ideas.
Banning people from the country based on their religion or nationality is not something we should be proud of.
But Trump should no longer be dismissed just because he acts like a buffoon, He has a legitimate constituency and although their ideas are flawed, they need to be heard and dealt with. We dismiss them, and Trump, at our own peril.
See You In Court.
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