Review of “The Judge”

Robert Duvall and Robert Downey, Jr. star in this 2014 drama that is just as much about the dynamics that play out in the living room as it is about the courtroom. The two Roberts play father and son, judge and follow-in-dad’s-footsteps-lawyer, respectively. I enjoyed it enough to watch it…

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Florida DV Victim Goes to Jail

Update (Sept. 1, 2016): The judge described in this post was charged with violations of Florida’s judicial conduct rules and reprimanded by Justices of the Florida Supreme Court. Read the story in the Orlando Sentinel. Original post (Oct. 7, 2015): A Florida judge found a domestic violence victim and single…

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Pro se litigant in action

Palm Beach County Historic Courthouse

(Originally posted Sept. 20, 2012) Witnessing a Pro se Litigant in Action I just finished up at a hearing in court. While I was sitting in the courtroom waiting for my case to be called, I observed another motion hearing. The motion heard just before mine was a mortgage foreclosure…

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