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Martin Dyckman on "A Most Disorderly Court"

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Here's video of Martin A. Dyckman, former editor of the St. Petersburg Times, speaking to the Friends of the Tampa and Hillsborough Library about his new book "A Most Disorderly Court."  The book is about his reporting on a scandal involving case fixing in the Florida Supreme Court and the shake up in the court which followed.

He also talks about the problems caused by keeping complaints about judicial misconduct secret, about the need for reforms in our courts, and about the failure of the mainstream press to report on judicial misconduct.

This presentation is part of the Four Seasons Author Series sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Tampa and Hillsborough County. It was filmed at the University Club in Tampa, Florida in July of 2008.

For more information about this, see:

St. Petersburg Times Editorial "" Judicial Qualifications Commission
JQC Needs More Openness an editorial by Martin A. Dyckman criticizing the shroud of secrecy surrounding complaints about judicial misconduct and corruption.

St. Petersburg Times - Judicial Qualifications Commission JQC recommends public reprimand for appeal judge

For better coverage, see Law.com - Fla. Commission Recommends Reprimand for Judge Who Criticized Colleague in Opinion

Here's the JQC's Order reprimanding Appellate Judge Michael Allen for mentioning judicial misconduct.

Unfortunately, as Mr. Dyckman points out, secrecy and lack of press attention don't result in reform. They bring more corruption.

Here's a short video "Justice" in Florida's Supreme Court!?! With documents missing from its files and clerks signing orders without the approval of any justices much less than the number required according to Florida's Constitution, it's no wonder why those in the judicial reform community say, "There are those who believe in America's justice system and those who have experience with it."

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For more information on corruption in our courts, see:

FloridaBarCard.com

RescueMyKids.com

CohenMurder.com

TheFloridaBar.us

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FloridaBarWatch.org

VictimsoftheSystem.org

FraudOnTheCourt.blogspot.com

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