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Judge Laura Watson

It’s all about the Benjamin’s – Millions of them!

By Dan Lewis For EyesOnNews.com, Mar. 31, 2015 – In a story first reported by Broward Beat, conspiracy, perjury and cover-up by the Florida Bar and the Judicial Qualifications Commission now target Broward County Circuit Court Judge Laura Watson. Between 2002 and 2004, several people were wronged by an insurance company.  After a lot of litigation, the insurance company reluctantly paid their claims.  Because a few had sued for bad faith – an action that could mean the insurance companies would owe […]

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Florida House passes bill allowing rape victims to record attackers

By William E. Lewis Jr. For EyesOnNews.com, Mar 19, 2015 – An individual being assaulted or raped would be allowed to secretly record their attacker under a bill passed by the Florida House of Representatives on Wednesday, according to The Ledger on Thursday. Sparked by a Florida Supreme Court decision last year that reversed the life prison sentence of a Lee County man who was convicted of sexually assaulting his teenage stepdaughter, Rep. Jared Moskowitz (D-Coral Springs) proposed a bill that would allow secretly recorded conversations to be used as […]

by · March 19, 2015 · Crime, Featured, Government, News
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FL Supreme Ct Asks For One New Broward Judge

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Dec 23, 2014 – The Florida Supreme Court has requested 35 new judges be created in the state, but only one more in Broward. Justices said that Broward should get one more county court judge. They recommended that Miami-Dade get eight new county court judges. Palm Beach County should get five new county court judges. The court has a constitutional requirement to determine Florida’s need for additional judges. Justices noted in its request, formally called […]

Millions in fines from pre-2010 red light cameras must be refunded, Supreme Court rules

Millions in fines from pre-2010 red light cameras must be refunded, Supreme Court rules

By SaintPetersBlog, June 13, 2014 – Red light cameras installed before the Legislature authorized them in 2010 were illegal, the Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday, but drivers who were ticketed under the municipal programs shouldn’t expect to find a refund check in the mail anytime soon. The court ruled 5-2 that cities couldn’t enact their own traffic enforcement ordinances that conflicted with the state’s uniform traffic code. The state legalized red light cameras in 2010 after more than a dozen cities […]

Former Gov Askew Aide challenges Florida’s blind trust law at Supreme Court

Former Gov Askew Aide challenges Florida’s blind trust law at Supreme Court

By Dan Christensen, BrowardBulldog.org, Special to EyesOnNews.com, May 15, 2014 – The former chief of staff for the late Gov. Reubin Askew filed an emergency petition at the Florida Supreme Court Wednesday challenging the legality of the state’s 2013 blind trust law. The 27-page petition by James Apthorp urged the court to prohibit the use of blind trusts by public officials to avoid full financial disclosure and invalidate two opinions by the Commission on Ethics that held blind trusts are an […]

by · May 15, 2014 · Featured, Government, News, Politics