Shirley Strickland Saffold

  • Judge of the Day, State Judges, State Judges Are Clowns

    Judge Shirley Strickland Saffold Can’t Deal With the Trial by Public Opinion

    Ohio judge Shirley Strickland Saffold got Judge of the Day honors here last month for nasty comments made anonymously on the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s website by someone with the handle “Lawmiss.” After Lawmiss made a comment about the mental state of a relative of a reporter, the reporter decided to find out who the person […]

    24 Comments / / Apr 23, 2010 at 4:42 PM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket 04.08.10

    * Outed commenter Judge Shirley Strickland Saffold is suing the Cleveland Plain Dealer for $50 million. [Associated Press] * Sex-addicted paralegal gets shafted by New York City. [New York Post] * Lindsay Lohan’s lawsuit against E-Trade over a milkaholic baby is preventing that baby’s voice from getting paid. [New York Post via Gothamist] * Photographers […]

    6 Comments / / Apr 8, 2010 at 9:08 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs 04.06.10

    * So how did Judge of the Day Shirley Strickland Saffold get outed anyway? Well, it started with some hurtful anonymous comments. [On the Media] * Wait a minute, you’re saying that playing football could cause head injuries that lead to dementia? But the game looks so peaceful. Why weren’t we informed of this? [WSJ […]

    17 Comments / / Apr 6, 2010 at 5:04 PM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket 04.06.10

    * Virtual offices unethical? [New Jersey Law Journal via ABA Journal] * Lil Wayne has a lil’ prison blog. [Gothamist] * Goodwin Liu bares it all. [Confirm Goodwin] * Former Judge of the Day Shirley Strickland Saffold refuses to step down in Ohio serial killer case. [Associated Press] * New York personal injury attorney Marc […]

    11 Comments / / Apr 6, 2010 at 8:57 AM
  • Judge of the Day, State Judges, State Judges Are Clowns

    Judge of the Day: Shirley Strickland Saffold

    When weighing in on cases, it’s best for judges to limit their opinions to their Opinions. They’ve been warned before to be careful on Facebook and on blogs they author. But the case of Ohio judge, Shirley Strickland Saffold, shows they should exercise caution with anonymous online commentary as well. An online commenter named “lawmiss” […]

    33 Comments / / Mar 26, 2010 at 1:55 PM

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