Anyone have any info on this?
Trivia: Judge Gross's nickname?
THE MOUSE because he loved all things Mickey Mouse.
Bonus Trivia: Lawyer who was arrested with Judge Gross?
Harvey Swickle- also acquitted.
Double Bonus Trivia: Who were the defense counsel for Gross and his co-defendant?
Michael Tarre who was phenomenal and never got or gets the credit for being one of the top-notch trial lawyer-defenders of his time.
Tom Scalifini represented Swickle as per an alert reader (who thought his first name was Tim, but is actually Tom. Once we saw the last name we remembered and Mr. Scalifini was and is also a top-notch litigator in his own right .
Triple-I Know as Much as Rumpole Trivia: Who was the Judge and from what county was he from?
Judge Daniel Futch from Broward who pretty much hated Dade, hated Dade lawyers, was a mean and ornery son-of-a gun and who once said to us "how high can you count?" when we inquired what bond he was going to set.
On the day of the verdict Futch brought a contingent of BSO officers because-as he told the prosecutors- "I brought my own boys because I don't trust them guys from Dade to hold em when I take em in."
Quadruple I'm an REG Nerd Trivia: Name the prosecutor and where was the case tried?
Prosecutors were Dade ASAs Larry LaVecchio and Michael Band. Case was tried in the civil courthouse at 73 Flagler street- possibly in the late Judge Sidney Shapiro's (what a great decent judge he was!) courtroom.
Thanks for playing and allowing us to reminisce.
From Rumpapedia ( (C) JBB Productions 2017, all rights reserved): Court Broom was a judicial scandal in the REGJB where Judges asked unpaid interns to sweep their courtrooms without paying overtime. Born after a Starbucks appeared on every corner? Ask any lawyer over the age of 40 and they will tell you all the shocking details.
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