Pandemic invades Broward’s jail system; So far, no Miami-Dade inmates test positive

By Noreen Marcus and Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org As feared, the COVID-19 virus now has invaded Broward’s jail system. On Thursday,

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Private, public defense lawyers race a common enemy: the coronavirus

By Noreen Marcus FloridaBulldog.org Miami criminal defense lawyer Edward Shohat and Gordon Weekes, the No. 2 public defender for Broward

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Broward County bosses deep-six whistleblower complaints, suit says

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Broward’s top administrators have repeatedly covered up employee whistleblower complaints about serious failures, including missteps that

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Judge: Waste Management has rebutted crime-fraud allegations for now

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Waste Management has successfully rebutted crime-fraud allegations that, if upheld, would have forced the trash giant

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Ex-BSO deputy used immigrants for sex. Now he runs a justice center

By Noreen Marcus FloridaBulldog.org Ex-BSO deputy Jonathan Bleiweiss is back after 45 months in prison for using his badge and

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Broward SA Satz opens Conviction Review Unit: ‘Window dressing’ or another path to justice?

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org After 44 years in office, and a record pockmarked by several a few of the nation’s

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Appeal court denies Waste Management’s bid to hide antitrust records

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org The public may soon get fresh insight into why federal and state antitrust authorities allowed Waste

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Waste Management uses lack of media coverage to argue its internal records should be kept secret

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Last month, Broward Chief Judge Jack Tuter ruled that Waste Management’s internal records about antitrust investigations

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Documents, courtroom should be open to public in Waste Management case, Broward’s chief judge says

By Dan Christensen, FloridaBulldog.org Citing the public’s “right to know and to understand” the impact of Waste Management’s $525-million buyout

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Judge ‘leaning toward’ unsealing antitrust records, orders Waste Management to explain why they should remain secret

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org A Broward judge late Thursday gave Waste Management 10 days to explain in writing why internal

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In secretive lawsuit, Waste Management’s lawyers shut down deposition of Broward’s top executive

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry was supposed to testify Thursday afternoon in a high-profile civil lawsuit

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What is Waste Management trying to hide about antitrust review?

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org High-stakes Broward litigation has heated up with a judge’s ruling that a recycling company has provided

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Broward’s new Community Court looks to keep non-violent offenders out of jail

By Noreen Marcus FloridaBulldog.org Broward has launched a new court to help keep non-violent lawbreakers out of jail. The “community

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Bondi’s office ducks questions about Waste Management deal as Broward recycling contracts expire

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office is ducking questions about why she never alerted Broward cities

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‘Stacked against people of color;’ Review confirms Broward more punitive toward blacks

By Josh Salman Sarasota Herald-Tribune Vexed by a recent Sarasota Herald-Tribune investigation showing Broward County sentences blacks busted in drug-free zones

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For Broward’s homeless, jail is often the lesser evil

By Noreen Marcus FloridaBulldog.org David Ortiz, 33, chose to spend New Year’s weekend in Broward County Jail rather than return

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Facing liability, Broward changes course on helping homeless in mental health court

By Noreen Marcus FloridaBulldog.org Brandishing research into federal law won Broward County Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren what she wants: a unified

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Broward Outreach shelter yanks welcome mat for mental health court referrals

By Noreen Marcus FloridaBulldog.org When homeless people turn up in Broward County’s mental health court, Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren does everything

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Broward Health: Lawyers, lawyers everywhere and taxpayers to foot the bill

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Lawyers for fired Broward Health chief executive Pauline Grant filed a pair of public records requests

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Broward chief judge leads push to release from jail nonviolent poor who can’t make bail

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Concerned that poor people charged with minor, nonviolent offenses who can’t post bond are clogging the

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State Sen. Lauren Book seeks restraining order to silence protester

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org As Broward State Sen. Lauren Book prepares for her annual walk to raise awareness about child

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Strange case: BSO looking to buy rights to embarrassing lawsuit to quash it

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org The Broward Sheriff’s Office is making a bizarre bid to squelch a disturbing lawsuit brought against

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As some judges balk at Broward’s new high-rise courthouse, BSO has security issues

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Broward’s juvenile delinquency judges have refused to move into the county’s new $276.4 million high-rise courthouse,

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Broward courts accused of nurturing double standard of justice for poor, minorities

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org A letter from the U.S. Justice Department urging state judges across the country to eliminate “common”

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