Tag Archives: Scott Ellis

Monday moaning: starting the day with a mistake.

As soon as I hit send on an email earlier this morning, I realized that I miscounted by a month in portraying a time frame to public servants in the closing paragraph. As a six months wait for simple answers … Continue reading

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Florida House version of Senate prison reform bill will make only homicidal guards/officials happy

The Florida Senate exhibited due diligence in authoring their prison reform bill. They held hearings, they accepted correspondence from constituents, they visited prisons unannounced, and much more. What gruesome matters the Senate addressed in their bill can be understood quickly … Continue reading

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Join Barrett Brown: be a porcupine (not a sitting duck)

The Barrett Brown Review of Arts and Letters and Jail: If Anyone Needs Me, I’ll Be in Prison | FrontBurner | D Magazine Poem of the Day: The State wants to eat me And I guess that’s fine. But they … Continue reading

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@Florida_Today and the tale of two suicides: Robin Williams, Richard Mair

Williams death encourages talk about depression Studies show that depression and other similar mental conditions such as the onset of anxiety affect one out of five Americans at any time, according to the CDC. The triggers can be anything: a … Continue reading

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A tale of two suicides: Robin Williams; Richard Mair

Behind bars, a brutal and unexplained death – Miami-Dade – MiamiHerald.com The inmate/orderly, a convicted burglar named Harold Hempstead serving a decades-long sentence, filed repeated formal complaints, beginning in January 2013, with the DOC inspector general, alleging that prison guards … Continue reading

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Judge John Dean Moxley does one (1) thing right.

MOXLEY DECLARES EDC RECORDS OPEN TO PUBLIC BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Circuit Court Judge John “Dean” Moxley ruled Wednesday that the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast is subject to the Florida Public Records Act when working … Continue reading

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Transferring a case to a Seminole County judge, post Zimmerman. Way nuts. And stoppable.

BlueWare case will be heard by Seminole judge | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com A judge from Seminole County — not Brevard — will preside over the trials of former Brevard County Clerk of Courts Mitch Needelman and two BlueWare executives. … Continue reading

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