Will ‘Restorative Justice’ Play a Role in Florida State University Professor Dan Markel Murder Case?

Tallahassee, FL—Four years after the New York Times posted an article online entitled, ‘Can Forgiveness Play a Role in Criminal Justice,’ the prosecutor featured in the article is now Florida’s Second Judicial Circuit State Attorney. Despite losing the voter of his own hometown (Tallahassee/Leon County), Jack Campbell managed to become state attorney, replacing Willie Meggs—who’d… Continue reading Will ‘Restorative Justice’ Play a Role in Florida State University Professor Dan Markel Murder Case?

Florida State Attorney Uses Conversation about Rapper Rick Ross to Entrap Teen Inmate

Tallahassee, FL—Within 48 hours of the Leon County Sheriff’s Office investigation into a double homicide case, LCSO detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit acted on a hunch and aggressively sought out to charge 17-year-old, DeShon Thomas, who attending Tallahassee Community College full-time and working part-time at Taco Bell. Statements from witnesses and evidence that LCSO… Continue reading Florida State Attorney Uses Conversation about Rapper Rick Ross to Entrap Teen Inmate

Tallahassee Community College Student Kidnapped inside of the Leon County Sheriff’s Office—Still Imprisoned—Despite Notice of Formal Charges against Circuit Judge

Tallahassee, FL—Judges are sworn in to uphold the law without favor of either parties while presiding over a trial. Florida is one of many states where youth can be charged as adults. It is the duty of a judge to especially ensure that a child’s rights are protected as the child is in court. DeShon… Continue reading Tallahassee Community College Student Kidnapped inside of the Leon County Sheriff’s Office—Still Imprisoned—Despite Notice of Formal Charges against Circuit Judge

Relationships Matter: Open Letter to Leon County School Superintendent Rocky Hanna (Tallahassee, Florida)

Dear Superintendent Rocky Hanna: First and foremost, congratulations for being elected as School Superintendent for Leon County. You have already shown parents and students within Leon County that you are a man of integrity! During the campaign season, you could have easily counterattacked your opponent, Jackie Pons, when he ran the negative T.V. ad attacking… Continue reading Relationships Matter: Open Letter to Leon County School Superintendent Rocky Hanna (Tallahassee, Florida)

Florida: Lawyers Deceptive Motions (Part 1)

Tallahassee, FL— On January 27, 2011, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office opened an investigation into the double homicide of a brother and sister found murdered inside of their mother’s townhouse. The victims were seventeen-year-old, Sterling Conner Jr. and 20-year-old, Laqecia Herring, their mother discovered their bodies. Also, found in the living room was Ms. Herring’s… Continue reading Florida: Lawyers Deceptive Motions (Part 1)

Families of Black Children and Non-White Children Struggle to Get Equal Justice in Florida Courts

Tallahassee, FL—Three weeks after the start of the 2013 school year in Leon County, seventeen-year-old, Robert “Bobby” Butler Jr., was inside his home with 16-year-old, Logan Murphy. Bobby’s parents may have had no concerns about Logan’s presence at their home after 9 p.m. because like Bobby, they may have considered Logan to be a “friend.”… Continue reading Families of Black Children and Non-White Children Struggle to Get Equal Justice in Florida Courts

Has The Florida Bar Under Cut Represent.Us in Tallahassee, Florida?

Tallahassee, FL—A wealthy White male citizen allowed by former Leon County Sheriff Larry Campbell to impersonate a law enforcement official who among many other things interacted, touched, bullied, and mishandled children; Leon County Sheriff’s Deputy Dawn Dennis’ role as a notary—signing fraudulent documents—which should raise more questions about other documents that she may have notarized;… Continue reading Has The Florida Bar Under Cut Represent.Us in Tallahassee, Florida?