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Tuesday, March 02, 2021

JURY TRIAL!!

UPDATE: VERDICT

We the jury this 2nd day of March, 2021, as to the charge of battery find Oscar Mondeja, NOT GUILTY so say we all. 

Congrats to assistant public defenders Kai Fiske and Dionne McDonald-Josephs who now have done something almost no other criminal defense attorney will ever be able to say they did- get a not guilty in a criminal trial in March 2021. Well done....well done indeed.  

(of course we predicted it). 

They picked six today at 1351 NW 12th Street, otherwise known as our battered and mostly empty Richard E Gerstein Justice Building.   175 NW 1st Ave, a/k/a the Lawson Courthouse, a/k/a family court and DV. 

State v. Oscar Mondeja M19-25767. Judge Eleane Sosa-Bruzon presiding. 

The charge? Battery most foul. 



Here is the You Tube Video. If anyone has the tik-tock- please send us the link. 


 

You can live-stream what is being called "the trial of the pandemic" on You Tube- did you know your Eleventh Judicial Circuit Of Florida has their own you-tube channel? 

It's the SAO vs. The PDs. The Veags line is Oscar -125 (he is favored to win- if you want to win 100 you have to lay a buck and quarter). 

Can you imagine the conversation the attorneys had yesterday? 
Q: Hey what are you doing tomorrow? Want to go to the beach? 
A: No I have a trial.
Come on. 
No, really, I have a jury trial. 
Fine, if you don't want to hang out just say so. No need to lie. 


The Docket:
13503/02/2021
JURY PANEL SWORN
13403/02/2021
TRIAL HEARING SCHEDULED FOR 03/02/2021 AT 09:00 TRIAL HEARING RESET

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Congrats to the PDs who got the first Not Guilty from a jury in Miami-Dade County in at least 11 months.

Anonymous said...

So now zoom jury trials are good?

Anonymous said...

Seems like whole lot of work for one trial.