December, 2009 Category

Dec 30 2009

Broward Judges Rush To “Defriend” Lawyers

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Some of the folks in the black robe can’t be your Facebook friend anymore…if you are a lawyer.

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Dec 28 2009

Political Tidbits: Should Perlman Start Looking For A Black Robe?

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

It is eight months from the August judicial elections. So where is Broward Circuit Judge Cheryl Alemán?

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Dec 26 2009

This Scamster Stole More Than Rothstein

Filed under: Guest Column

BY SAM FIELDS
Guest Columnist

One of the biggest con artists of the Twentieth Century died last week.  No, I am not talking about Allen Stanford or Scott Rothstein

Dollar wise, they were pikers compared to him. Read the rest of this entry »



Dec 25 2009

Justice O’Connor: Judicial Elections Are Wrong

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

You can’t blame the judge.  He just wants a little air time.
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Dec 25 2009

Try The Loconto Show For The Holidays

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Looking for something to watch over the Holidays?

Try Frank Loconto’s Countyline on BECON TV, which is part of the Broward County Schools. Read the rest of this entry »



Dec 24 2009

Seiler: I Hardly Know Rothstein

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Mayor Jack Seiler of Fort Lauderdale wants you to know something:  He hardly knows admitted swindler Scott Rothstein.

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Scott Rothstein in better days

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Dec 22 2009

Crist Appoints Another Loser — Petrocelli

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Gov. Charlie Crist’s appointments are getting more and more pathetic.

Think Scott Rothstein to the Appeals Court Judicial Nominating Commission.  Or Joe Cobo to the North Broward Hospital District.

Now he has appointed  Rico Petrocelli to the Broward County Housing Authority.

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Dec 21 2009

Ex-Union Boss Browne Out Of Prison

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Former union strongman Walter “Buster Browne is out of the Big House.

Browne has been transferred from federal prison to community control in Miami, pending a May 4 release date.
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Dec 21 2009

Judge Hurley Teaches A Dirtbag Respect

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Broward Judge John “Jay” Hurley did good last week.

Hurley gave a dirtbag a lesson in respect and what happens when you talk back to a judge.

Accused criminal Brian Noval, 25, will now have four months in jail to think about the proper decorum in court.

This story has a happy ending for law-abiding citizens, but not for Noval who mouthed off to Hurley in court.  

  

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Hurley and Noval

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Dec 20 2009

Rothstein Was All Over Ft. Lauderdale Elections

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Feds looking at campaign contributions by scamster Scott Rothstein’s old law firm should not ignore last March’s Fort Lauderdale elections.

Rothstein and his crew were all over the campaigns of Mayor Jack Seiler and Commissioner Charlotte Rodstrom.

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Seiler: Benefitted From Rothstein

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