Florida judge seeks anger management help after courthouse brawl

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It is FL, so I am surprised the ‘Judge’ did not shoot him and claim self defense.

Seriously, this ‘judge’ should be removed from the bench immediately, assume the general content of this story is true.

Jun 03, 2014 1:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Truthhhhhh wrote:

That “Judge” have to be in jail.

Jun 03, 2014 3:56pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Twelve12angry wrote:

Look at the judge’s petition to the Florida 4th Circuit. He calls out a speedy trial case where 1) he denied speedy trial; 2) 4th Circuit overruled him and ordered the defendant released; and 3) the released defendant killed the defendant’s father.

No excuse for the judge’s actions, but it might explain some of the background to his approach to speedy trial motions.

Jun 03, 2014 8:45pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
AndyDaniel wrote:

Although I have heard that this judge has been well-respected in the past, his behavior in this one case taints any future case he hears – every defendant now has to wonder if his or her attorney is being intimidated into providing less than the best possible defense.

Jun 04, 2014 1:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
martingraf wrote:

Since the judges name is Murphy, he can make his own laws! That’s why it’s called Murphy’s law! Don’t you guys know anything? ;-)

Jun 04, 2014 9:10pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Magmore wrote:

Removed from the bench?? That was assault . He should be charged and jailed. Freaking kidding me.

Jun 05, 2014 1:00am EDT  --  Report as abuse
gilliardc wrote:

This judge needs to be permanently removed from the bench and jailed for assault, denying a prisoner their constitutional right to a speedy trial, intimidation, and misuse of authority. FL just keeps on showing the world just how backwards it really is. The only thing that saves FL is the climate.

Jun 06, 2014 11:01am EDT  --  Report as abuse
jimethn wrote:

We have no idea what the context is, here. The lawyer could have been trying to trap the judge in a legal catch-22 in order to get the case thrown out. At least the judge got some licks in against that crook.

Jun 09, 2014 10:04am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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