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    June 27, 2013
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    June 25, 2013

    A Jury With No Black Members Guarantees George Zimmerman Will Get Away With Murder

    The injustice that began with the murder of Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin continues. As the trial of George Zimmerman, the man who shot the 17-year-old boy last year, gets underway in Sanford, I find it appalling that Seminole County Circuit Judge Debra Nelson did not allow a single African- ... More >>

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    January 12, 2012

    Ten Things You Learn Serving Miami-Dade Jury Duty

    ​Silently judging other people is one of my top ten favorite activities of all time, but I was still a bit nervous when I found out I'd been called for the very first time to the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building to serve my civic duty of jury service.Well, yesterday I showed up, sat in that bi ... More >>

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    July 27, 2011

    Casey Anthony Update: We Will Have to Wait 3 Months Before Irrationally Blaming Each Juror

    Caylee and Casey Anthony.​Damn you Big Government. Always getting in the way of stuff. Like that one time President Barack O'Socialist tried to keep us from getting sick and dying without health care. Whatevs.Well, ol' Biggie is up to it again, this time by preventing us Floridians from seeking ri ... More >>

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    May 9, 2007

    As Jury is Selected for Padilla, Race Matters

    Osama's thug? The trial of Jose Padilla is off and crawling: yesterday, after three weeks of legal wrangling (the whole process usually takes a day), lawyers from both sides sat down and agreed on a jury. It took them a while to do that, as well. The rules were as follows: from a pool of some ... More >>

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    February 14, 2007

    Herald Gets Spanked at John Couey Trial

    Couey The media frenzy surrounding the trial of John Evander Couey -- the five-foot-four-inch man charged with kidnapping, raping, and killing nine-year-old Jessica Lunsford in 2005 -- continued yesterday. During a break in jury selection Monday, Circuit Judge Ric Howard rejected a motion fil ... More >>