So here we are, the first full week of the rest of the career of Miami State Attorney Kathy Fernandez Rundle.
There is a lot of discussion about whether the career of an assistant state attorney is as fulfilling as it used to be. Those of our readers with gray in their beards and hair, and a shuffle in their step, wax poetic about their careers under Richard E Gerstein and Janet Reno (we just know that at this very moment there is a young pd, asa, and judge saying to themselves 'wait a second, Richard Gerstein was the State Attorney??? I always wondered why they named the building after him.').
So we are going to put up a poll. Unscientific. We cannot police it. But we are asking ONLY ASAs to take part in it.
Your career as a prosecutor is .....
( ) more rewarding than I expcted
( ) about as rewarding as I expected
( ) less rewarding than I expected, I hate having to ask permission to use the bathroom.
While the happiness of the employees is not a yardstick by which a office should be evaluated, it is a factor and one that should play a part in the upcoming election.
Meanwhile, the defense bar can chime in this week on how many times the prosecutors in court say "victim wants the max".
It's time they pay a price for abandoning their constitutional responsibilities.
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