After years of talking about Bill Cosby, hearing allegations from over 50 women, and watching or reading about the legal wrangling of the criminal justice system, he is finally in prison and will likely die there. The judge sentenced Cosby to 3-10 … [Read more...] about Mediation is not always the answer – case in point – Cosby…Sexual Predator
Can a judge tell the police what to do? Can it tell the police, ahead of time, to ignore their best judgment?The ACLU filed a class action against the Phoenix Police Department for use of excessive force at the Trump rally back in August 2017. … [Read more...] about Can the Court Tell the Police When to Ignore Their Best Judgment?
I just returned from a FANTASTIC trip to CNN Headquarters and the HLN and CNN studios! I was deeply honored when it was suggested that I head to Phatlanta to join Vinnie Politan, Ryan Smith and Joey Jackson in the studio for HLN's Making It In … [Read more...] about HLN + CNN = FUN!
If you are planning to celebrate the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014 you are obviously aware of the consequences of drinking too much (a hangover) of driving drunk (a DUI conviction) and of kissing the wrong person (use your imagination … [Read more...] about Unintended Consequences of Celebrating New Year’s Eve
For all of you out there, including me, who expected to hear or see something interesting today in State v. Jodi, you (we) are out of luck. The oral argument scheduled for today will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. On October 1, 2013, Judge Stephens … [Read more...] about Jodi Arias Hearing Closed to Public
The jury came back today with a guilty verdict of first degree murder, aggravated arson and two counts of child endangerment, in the Kansas cop that shot his wife and then set fire to their home with her inside. No surprise there at all! In fact, … [Read more...] about Seacat Found Guilty
There was a hearing today in the State v. George Zimmerman case in Florida. Numerous motions were considered and ruled upon and overall, it was a successful day for the State. Here is a short run down of most of the issues the Court ruled upon and … [Read more...] about Court Rules in State v. Zimmerman, No Gag Order
The "verdict" came to us at around 4:20 p.m. Arizona time. The jury, that was chosen almost 5 1/2 months ago could not reach a unanimous decision. They were split 8 for death and 4 for life. Thus, Judge Stephens declared a mistrial for the … [Read more...] about HUNG JURY! MISTRIAL! STATE V. JODI ARIAS