Monthly Archives: January 2014

Practicing Law or Being “Galactic Overlord” — A Whole Other Universe

Over our many years practicing criminal law in Tampa, we’ve repeatedly worked with a number of exceedingly gifted lawyers from Zuckerman, Spaeder. The Tampa office of that prestigious law firm, boasts a long list well-regarded lawyers – Jack Fernandez, Sandy … Continue reading

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A Touch Crazy, Dark Humor for a Cold Friday Morning (at least cold by Florida standard)

Portland, Oregon newspaper the Oregonian (http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2014/01/nike_sued_by_portland_pimp_for.html), reports that a convicted, violent pimp serving a 100 year prison sentence for brutally beating and stomping a man and woman has filed a $100,000,000 lawsuit against Nike for –get this – failing to … Continue reading

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Gideon Vouchers Pilot Project – An Idea worth Monitoring

Recently, the New York Times Sunday Review (http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/05/sunday-review/need-blind-justice.html?smid=pl-share) reported on a pilot project being conducted in Comal County, Texas. The project involves providing indigent criminal defendants with vouchers to go out into the legal community and hire lawyers of their … Continue reading

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