Jim Lewis

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    State Attorney Candidate Jim Lewis's Five Craziest Court Cases

    Broward State Attorney Mike Satz, who has held the office for 837 years and counting, has rarely faced a serious challenger in his reelection bids. This November, he'll be running against Republican Jim Lewis, a Fort Lauderdale lawyer who most recently ran (unsuccessfully) for attorney general.The m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    The Judge And The Wiseguys

    Broward Circuit Judge Cynthia Imperato made her name as a Mafia fighter. As a former prosecutor and cop, she has both presided over, tried, and investigated high-profile mob cases.  John "Johnny Meatballs" Piteo is oft-convicted bookmaker with suspected organized crime ties who has done two str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Attorney General Candidate Jim Lewis: Legalize Weed to Save Florida's Economy

    Photo from jimlewisforflorida.comLewis: "Faint heart never won fair maiden."​Jim Lewis won't be your next attorney general. But if there were some miraculous come-from-behind victory for the perennial losing candidate, Lewis would bring about a radical change. He'd legalize pot. Not just medicinal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Rubbing Egg Over Body Does Not Cure Ovarian Cancer (and Other Lessons From Arrest of Hollywood Scam Artist)

    Photo: Broward Sheriff's OfficeMarks​As scam artists go, Gina Marks is maddeningly persistent. The 37-year-old from Hollywood has been busted before for what Broward Sheriff's Office calls "gypsy" crimes. Last May she was convicted of felony fraud, but she received only probation, which paved the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Yay! It's the Day That 90 Percent of Us Don't Vote!

    Finally, the end of the municipal election cycle is upon us. A few races we'll be watching today:In Fort Lauderdale, we've got runoffs in three commission districts, which means that a majority of the city's governing body will be elected today, joining mayor-elect Jack Seiler and Commissioner Charl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Jim Lewis Responds To The Pulp

    So Fort Lauderdale lawyer Jim Lewis, who is running commission, contacted the Pulp about the post below wherein I criticize him for his role in the Gina Marie Marks saga. "A lot of people read this and man, it's like you're trying to kill my campaign," he said. "I'm one of the good guy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Fort Lauderdale Commission Candidate Jim Lewis Makes A Mockery of Justice

    Jim Lewis wants to be a Fort Lauderdale commissioner and is running for a seat in the upcoming election. Lewis thinks he deserves your trust. He should think again -- and so should you. Lewis is an attorney who I have seen undercut justice time and time again with one of his most reliabl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2007
  • News

    September 6, 2007

    Pure Fraud

    When somebody offers to "purify" your possessions, call the bunko squad

  • News

    August 2, 2007


    Great Tate Debate

  • News

    September 7, 2006

    Judy, Judy, Judy

    It's about time, Ms. Regan, that you did something about your misleading book, Miami Psychic.

  • News

    August 24, 2006

    City Bites Dog

    How to deal with a man holding up $2.4 billion in development: Kick his pooch.

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2006

    Beating Adversity With A Stick

    It's a big headline on the Local front of the Sun-Sentinel: "BEATING ADVERSITY TO BE FIRST IN LINE." Bad headline (who knew that beating adversity could move up to the front of the line so quickly?) over a story written by Nicole T. Lesson, Community News diva. It's about a teenager named Nick Sprou ... More >>

  • News

    July 13, 2006

    Psych Job

    Local Gypsy fortuneteller pulls one over on publishing giant Judith Regan.

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2006

    Surprise: 'Miami Psychic' A Sham

    Bogus Book You might have thought you'd heard the last of "Regina Milbourne" and her "non-fiction" book Miami Psychic. But you just aren't that lucky. I wrote about the book in this earlier post, but to refresh your memory, here's the way HarperCollins is promoting the book and its authors (Miami P ... More >>

  • News

    January 12, 2006

    Muscles, Murder, and a Messiah, Part 2

    Gil Fernandez Jr. could be responsible for as many as nine murders. If he's truly repentant, his former prosecutor says, he needs to confess his sins.

  • Film

    February 27, 2003

    Killing in the Name of...

    These Generals frequently speak the name of the Lord, but is it in vain?

  • News

    April 23, 1998

    Sonny's Last Stand

    Coming soon to a courtroom near you: dueling conspiracy theories that pit Fort Lauderdale's finest against their political bosses. One certain verdict: There's a price to pay for tangling with civic activist Sonny Irons.