Justice Watch

12/2014- Miami-Dade county court judge tanya brinkley

Brinkley Accepts Responsibility of Being Role Model

By Carlos Harrison |

Miami-Dade Judge Tanya Brinkley, one of two black women on the Miami-Dade Circuit bench, hopes her story encourages "whatever ethnicity isn't represented on the bench" to run for judge.

Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren

Judge Lerner-Wren Always 'Social Justice Driven'

By Carlos Harrison |

Broward County Court Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren was assigned the task of creating the nation's first Mental Health Court.

Judge Darrin P. Gayles

New Miami Federal Judge Among 10 Gay Nominees

By John Pacenti |

Gayles nomination shows "deep bench" of qualified gay black lawyers in South Florida.

Luis A. Cordero, partner with Cordero & Associates

Justice Watch: South Florida Feeling Brunt Of Immigration Crisis

By John Pacenti |

Lawyers are calling for due process for illegal unacompanied minor children.

William E. Davis

Got Civility? Judges, Lawyers Want To See More Of It In Court

By John Pacenti |

Judges and attorneys establish professionalism panels and a code of conduct to deal with the lack of civility in the courtroom.

The Two Women Attorneys At Forefront Of Same-Sex Marriage Ban Challenge

By John Pacenti |

Elizabeth Schwartz and Sylvia Walbolt have vast experience in civil and gay rights legal issues.

Federico Moreno

Justice Watch: And Federico Moreno's Successor is...

By John Pacenti |

Judge K. Michael Moore will takeover for Federico Moreno as Chief U.S. District Judge when his term comes to a close.

DLA Piper attorney Jeremy Elman

Justice Watch: Supreme Court Could Make Litigation More Difficult For Patent Trolls

By John Pacenti |

As a perpetually gridlocked Congress wrestles with passing meaningful patent litigation reform, the U.S. Supreme Court stepped up in recent months with a spate of opinions that look to rein in so-called patent trolls.

Justice Watch: Public Will Likely Never Know About Unethical Federal Prosecutors

By John Pacenti |

A watchdog group's report says the Justice Department has a policy of not naming rogue prosecutors.

Justice Watch: Death Penalty Opponents Laud Florida Supreme Court Decision

By John Pacenti |

Death penalty opponents say the U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down Florida's IQ standard in death penalty cases further undermines support for capital punishment in America.