WEDNESDAY NOTES

Fl Bar investigates attorney after fight with judge in Brevard courtroom



That dang refusal! – people are talking about Lynn Feig-Rosenthal’s pending DUI accusation.  It’s been assigned to the Palm Beach SAO for prosecution, and is being reviewed for case filing purposes by ASAs Michael Smith  and Richard Clausi

The concern, of course, is the refusal.  Feig-Rosenthal agreed to breath testing, and blew zeroes.  However, when asked to provide a blood or urine sample, she said No.  She told police she had taken an Ambien the night before, which may have caused the erratic driving pattern.  The judge hit something on 595, then struck a police vehicle and a parking lot gate on courthouse property.  She allegedly filmed herself via smartphone, and the pc affidavit  says the video features her BMW swerving across lanes on the freeway.  There’s also supposed to be surveillance footage from the courthouse showing the accidents, although it hasn’t been made public yet.

Feig-Rosenthal is currently running for reelection, opposed by Jahra Mclawrence.  The DUI has thus become an election issue, exacerbating the normal concerns attendant to the arrest of any constitutional officer, particularly a law enforcement demigod.

The refusal has a lot of people scratching their heads.  Feig-Rosenthal is a circuit court judge, held to a higher standard of behavior.  She’s supposed to lead by example, and comply with lawful requests by police officers.  Additionally, she was assigned to the criminal division at the time of her arrest, and was known as a zero tolerance judge.  Feig-Rosenthal may not have been beloved by the defense bar, but she was respected.  And now her failure to comply with testing has caused a lot of folks to lose faith.

Additionally, the refusal has sparked discussion regarding the possibility of something else being in Feig-Rosenthal’s system besides Ambien.  Public Defender Howard Finkelstein said so publicly, on Channel 6.  And because the jail property inventory form, partially pictured above, shows she was booked with some type of MEDS in her possession, rumors around the courthouse have reached a fever pitch.

Of course, if Feig-Rosenthal had agreed to be tested by blood or urine, the entire controversy would have gone away.  But she didn’t, and because whatever MEDS she did have were not listed in the pc affidavit, they aren’t public record, and enjoy HIPAA protections.  That’s where the big black line comes from, seen above. 

The arresting officer may not have found the MEDS to be relevant to the claim of impaired driving, or he may have listed them in an event report, which is not public record at this time.  And if the case is ultimately dropped, and the MEDS only appear on the property inventory form, it’s likely they’ll always enjoy the HIPAA shield. 

And now, back to the refusal.  As previously stated, if Feig-Rosenthal hadn’t said No, the MEDS wouldn’t be of the slightest interest.  But given the refusal, the redacted MEDS entry, and the portion of the pc affidavit where Feig-Rosenthal advises she doesn’t suffer from any illnesses, it’s only natural to echo the Public Defender’s concern and ask if she was in possession of a validly prescribed controlled substance that could have led to impaired driving.  After all, Feig-Rosenthal is a circuit judge, held to a higher standard, serving the public, with more power over the average individual than the President of the United States.  She’s running for reelection, and the electorate should have all the facts before casting their vote.  Lastly, she was heading in to work, and may not have been in the proper state to sit in judgment of others.  Clearly valid concerns, and the people deserve an answer. 

The problem is, no one’s talking.

Dave Aronberg, the State Attorney handling the case, won’t comment on pending cases.  That’s what his office told us, and rightly so. 

Feig-Rosenthal’s lawyers aren’t talking either.  When asked the controlled substance question, Carlos Canet said “no comment“, while Brian Silber ignored multiple phone messages, and walked on by without acknowledging the repeated question when passed in the courthouse hallway last week.

Feig-Rosenthal, for her part, refused to answer Bob Norman’s queries as to why she refused, and still hasn’t responded to our phone message concerning the controlled substance question left on her office voice mail last week.  The second voice mail query, whether she would waive HIPAA so the public can learn just what MEDS were in her possession, also remains unanswered.

But there’s still hope.  Feig-Rosenthal’s campaign manager agreed Wednesday evening to relay the concerns again to the candidate and her lawyers, and to get back to us.  Hopefully the judge will waive HIPAA, or just flat out state the listed MEDS aren’t a controlled substance that could cause impaired driving, or a hazy morning on the bench.  It’s a question of great public importance for all the reasons listed above, and should be answered so as to alleviate all legitimate worries.  For our part, we’re optimistic Feig-Rosenthal will answer and put this controversy behind both her and the 17th Circuit in very short order, so stay tuned …

BSO v. Bob Norman – when it comes to getting under your skin, JAABLOG is small fry compared to Bob Norman.  Have you been following all the mud being slung at the courthouse’s favorite TV reporter over at The Broward Bugle?  Now WPLG 10 and the Sun Sentinel are fighting back.  Check out Bob’s recently aired reports Operative Roger Stone aims dirty tricks at Local 10 reporter, Political operative lashes out at Local 10 crew, and Sheriff-tied political committee’s first attack ad aimed at Local 10 reporter, together with a Sentinel editorial called Undue influence at Broward Sheriff’s Office? #Ha.  All in a day’s work for the intrepid Norman, who’s learning everybody must get Stoned …

Scapegoated!
– last week’s mandatory judges’ meeting taught us a valuable lesson.  JAABLOG needs to start paying attention to the civil side of the courthouse STAT.  It’s been woefully neglected, and in dire need of a good old fashioned e-enema too.  But please remember, the Anonymous Tips box stopped working a long time ago, so send any tips and leads via email.  Anonymity is 100% guaranteed, but if you’re still worried, just create a dummy email account and send away

Coming Soon – What did he ask Nick Lopane?; The judges didn’t know there was a new jury room list either? …

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39 thoughts on “WEDNESDAY NOTES”

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    Anonymity is 100% guaranteed

    What a bunch of horse shit … Unless your Mike Satz then Gelin flips like a cheap whore revealing the identity of “Anonymous”

    Quit pimping for Jahra.

    You are becoming what you fight against. Stay neutral quit being a junior high cheerleader with no underwear on.

    The Gnome Howard is the last person that should be speculating about someone’s prescription usage and or legally in their possession, Hypocrite.

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    Immediate News Release – June 11, 2014

    Portland School Shooter Trained on Same Violent Video Games As Newtown, CT, Killer, Adam Lanza

    Portland, Oregon, law enforcement officials have finally released the name Jared Padgett, aged 15 years, who killed another Reynolds High School freshman before taking his own life.

    Padgett literally trained for his bloody assault on certain first-person-shooter video games—the very same games on which Adam Lanza, the Sandy Hook Elementary School killer in Newtown, CT, trained. The military-themed murder simulators in both instances were Call of Duty and Halo 4. See:

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/newtown-shooter-planned-death-obsessed-columbine-article-1.1528626 re Newtown and http://www.oregonlive.com/gresham/index.ssf/2014/06/oregon_school_shooting_gunman.html re Portland.

    Padgett’s plan, which was interrupted by Emilio Hoffman, the young man he shot and killed while Padgett was changing into his military commando garb, was to enter into a gymnasium filled with hundreds of students and open fire. Padgett had multiple magazines for his AR-15 rifle with which he could have killed or maimed more than a hundred students.

    Nearly all of the school shooters have trained on specific video games to a) fuel their appetite to kill and b) to help them plan their attacks. The Virginia Tech killer of 33 (Seung-Hui Cho) trained on Counter-Strike as did Erfurt, Germany’s Robert Steinhauser who killed 16 in his school. Anders Breivik of Norway did the same and killed 55.

    The US military uses violent video games a) to break down the inhibition of new recruits to kill and b) to train them how to kill.. Why should it surprise that violent video games have the same effect upon civilian teens? The FBI has found video games to play a key role in most school shootings.

    Further, brain scan studies at Harvard and Indiana Universities prove that teens process these games in the midbrain rather than inthe forebrain, which neurobiological differential makes copycatting of video games by kids far more likely. The midbrain is the seat of emotions of the brain. By implanting violent behaviors in that part of the brain, those behaviors can be triggered by emotions such as fear and anger. The games are age-restricted by labels, which is an admission of danger, but video game retailers routinely sell them to kids under 17, like the 15-year-oldPadgett. Padgett’s parents were negligent in allowing their son to train himself to kill on these murder simulators. A wrongful death action can be successfully brought by the Hoffmans against the Padgetts and the game manufacturers and retailers for training the 15-year-old to kill.

    Law enforcement must seize and secure the video gaming materials of Padgett, which will prove motive, training, and capability to kill.

    Contact Jack Thompson, an expert in school shootings, at 305-666-4366 or amendmentone@comcast.net.

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    It’s not a silly question to ask why she doesn’t simply say it wasn’t controlled.

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    Too funny. It obviously is hitting too close to the bone when they resort to big fat lies.

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    I don’t get it. Why won’t she say what it is? They said no illnesses in PC. What’s the big whoop?

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    Simply because something is the law (implied consent)doesn’t mean you HAVE to do it. It simply means that you have to be willing to accept the consequences that society has deemed to be appropriate for that action.
    If I get pulled over, i say nothing, do nothing admit to nothing, don’t allow anyone to touch me. I have the ability to choose to do that. I know that I may suffer later because of my choice but if that’s my will, than so be it. I don’t give a ** if it’s ‘illegal’

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    Didn’t Weinstein say that Lynn Feig-Rosenthal’s case was to be transferred to Miami-Dade & Imperato was to remain in West Palm since her DUI was in Palm Beach County.

    Two novices against Judges seasoned attorneys.

    FUK

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    Pimp for Jahra, yes. But a bigger pimp for Finkelstein and a back scratcher for Nevins, the Sun-Sentinel sour graper.

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    That guy gets illegally sentenced to 364 yet not a peep out of Howard. I am sure he would give all the judges a pass on this

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    Seen it before: Jahra doesn’t have the juice, will or smarts to succeed in his campaign for judge.
    If he just sits by and lets this Rosenthal pill popper thing slide by without going on the attack, he doesn’t have a chance.
    He’s got to play like they do. He must just like the attention he’s getting, but he ain’t going to be sitting on the bench.

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    Bob Norman won the election for McHugh by putting liebermans bad deeds on tv during the summer.

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    JAHRA DOESN’T HAVE A CHANCE IN DEFEATING ROSENTHAL. HE CAN’T EVEN ADDRESS ROSENTHAL’S RECENT DUI, NOT TO MENTION HER WAR CHEST WHICH WILL BURY HIM AS SHE MASS LEAFLETS BROWARD A MONTH BEFORE ELECTION. FACE THE FACTS.

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    He doesn’t deserve to win. All these funny things going on and he won’t call them out. Another pension seeker. No more, no less.

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    Rosenthal would order a hair follicle exam, tell the parent’s that it only goes back 90 days, and imply a positive for illegal substances when a parent failed to test in dependency court. Should we expect her to do the same.

    And why was the media banned from the judges meeting? Government in sunshine?!!! All those elected and appointed officials of the judicial branch and no one from the public is allowed to see what is going on! Bob Norman being thrown out of a public courtroom by the Sheriff?!!!

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