Skip to comments.Judge quits Travon Martin case, cites conflict
Posted on 04/18/2012 12:26:07 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The judge presiding over the Trayvon Martin shooting case has removed herself after George Zimmerman's attorney said she had a possible conflict of interest.
Florida Circuit Judge Jessica Recksiedler recused herself Wednesday because of a potential conflict that relates to her husband.
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Wonder who the last judge who can’t recuse him/herself will be?
Getting as far away from this staged lynching as she can.
I don’t blame her, this thing stinks worse than the alligator bait on Swamp People.
Spent last evening with a number of former Orange and Seminole County judges, as well as current and former LEOs. No one expected a recusal this fast. Shows how much she wanted off the case.
NO ONE wants this case. The filed information (not a True Bill) has holes a mile wide and any adverse ruling re: prosecution will certainly result in riots, etc.
Waaaay too hot a potato!
I obviously misspoke in my earlier post. I should have said "I wonder who the first judge who can't recuse himself/herself will be?"
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I’m thinking Hussein/Holder want a more thug-friendly judge and made a phone call using GZ’s motion as cover.
Judge Greer couldn’t bring himself to recuse himself....
Her honor's Not Guilty!
Somebody who's too young to see the danger or too old to give a damn.
No kidding! Super cute.
We may all differ on Ms Ann Coulter...her book came out over a year ago and I admit to being puzzled by her choice of topics. In the present day and especially in this case the title and the threat are quite clear:
It would have been much better if Angela Corey had just admitted they have no case instead of trying to calm down these Sharpoton riled people by tossing Zimmerman to the wolves.
Now she has a tiger by the tail, and no one wants to help her hold it.
File under - You know you are getting old when...
...the judge looks hot.
Happened to me about twenty years ago.
So the bond hearing set for Friday for Zimmerman’s release is delayed?
The replacement judge appointment is almost instantaneous. (it was probably already a done deal)
Zimmerman has only to worry if some senile old mandatory retired judge is appointed. The FLSC wants to INCREASE the age of the mandatory retirement. Given how outright senile some of these judges can be, the FLSC should be LOWERING the mandatory retirement age.
I thought the idea of demonic’ was over the top too... not so much now. What they’re doing to Zimmerman is totalitarian. They’re going after him for political reasons - it’s like we’re living in the old USSR.
Quite a shame. I hate these court cases turned into reality TV thing we’ve been doing the last couple decades, but this Jessica Recksiedler judge might would have at least made it worth watching a few minutes now and again just to see her.
If the new judge is some dude or ugly old bag, I won’t even watch of a second of this trial. Unfortunately, I am sure it is going to dominate the cable news shows for months on end. Greta will probably do nothing but nightly shows on this case.
What a contrast! Wow!
If that were the case, she'll have stepped down 5 seconds after she was given it. But she didn't. I suspect she was hoping to find a way to stay on since her husband is a regular on CNN.
All women are NOT created equal.
It's clear she wanted to get off.
It's not her husband. It's another guy in the same firm as her husband who plans on speaking regularly about the case on CNN.
The more appropriate way to avoid an appearance of impropriety is for the husband's colleague to refrain from speaking about the case on CNN. The judge after all was elected to her position and should be expected to fulfull her responsibilities.
The fact that the more appropriate solution of Nejame not going on CNN to bloviate about the case has not been raised makes it clear she just wanted to get away from this pile of crap.
I’m hardly naive but I’m still more than a bit alarmed at the conventional wisdom as acknowledged by those who should know better, including:
1) Zimmerman should be charged (make that overcharged) because some vocal people wish it so.
2) If he is not charged or if he is acquitted there will be riots.
3) Police and other officials who HAVE ADVANCED WARNING OF SUCH RIOTS will intentionally take no action to stop it - or worse, they will claim sympathy with the rioters (see also: London 2011).
4) The widespread belief that ‘justice’ and ‘revenge’ are synonymous.
How can there be a trial without a judge?
Interesting if no judge will take it.
In this forum, it depends on what she's accused of.
Just look at the good side. We got out six-pack & the MBA. (sarc). I might get out my old copy of "The Gulag Archipelago" & dust it off.
I bet this judge gets carded everywhere she goes.
I hope she does very well.
I hope she doesn't get chewed up. Is the judgeship selected or does one apply for the position?
Let them riot.
Then shoot them down like rabid dogs and let their bodies rot in the streets.
Any culture in which riot is the first resort needs to be exterminated.
Any judge presiding over a court that finds Zimmerman innocent, will be the next person the Black Panthers put a bounty on, all with the tacit approval of Eric Holder. These judges know this.
She in fact reviewed the evidence and said there was enough evidence to warrant a 2nd degree murder charge. That was in the hearing.
Her husband’s law partner is a CNN contributor. Not her husband. But she is the one who cited a possible conflict of interest in the first hearing.
There is no chance that the appointed judge will accept the case. Do not forget the judge saw evidence we have not seen and ruled that the evidence does in fact exist to warrant the second degree murder charges.
Good for her! She did exactly what legal and judicial ethics require. A genuinely honorable judge.
To Hades with Ann Coulter.
If her husband isn't willing, I doubt she would lack for volunteers to help her with that.
I just do not effing believe it.