In a Friday morning hearing, Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Jeffrey Colbath said that he will rule next week on whether John Goodman can be removed from house arrest, and have his ankle monitor taken off.
-John Goodman's Lawyers Want Him Out of House Arrest, and His Ankle Monitor Removed ... More >>
Now that polo mogul John Goodman is all set to get a whole new trial because his lawyers masterly found a silly little loophole to navigate through to get him one, those very same lawyers have filed a motion to withdraw as his defenders.
Attorneys Roy Black and Mark A.J. Shapiro filed the motion in ... More >>
John Goodman's lawyers are looking for a way to get their client a retrial, and they just may have found it. Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Jeffrey Colbath is set to attend a hearing that will set some ground rules for an interview with Dennis DeMartin, who Goodman's lawyers are accusing of being a ... More >>
Last week, we told you how Polo mogul John Goodman's attorneys wanted his manslaughter, failure to render aid, and vehicular homicide sentences dropped, and for their client to be awarded a new trial, because of a self-published book written by one of the jurors.
- John Goodman's Lawyers ... More >>
Polo mogul John Goodman's lawyers want a new trial for their client, who was sentenced for DUI manslaughter, failure to render aid, and vehicular homicide after he ran a stop sign and killed 23-year-old Scott Wilson.
The reason the lawyers are seeking a new trial: One of the jurors apparently wrote ... More >>
Multimillionaire John Goodman will soon return to the lap of luxury, at home beside the lush green grounds of the International Polo Club he founded in Wellington. Rather than immediately serving his 16-year prison sentence, he will win this get-out-of-jail pass after posting a $7 million bond and p ... More >>
Note, 4:30 p.m: This liveblog is over. More updates to come in separate blog posts; check out The Pulp for more soon. And thanks for sticking with us this whole time.)
Hello, crime-gawkers -- here's where we'll be liveblogging the 2 p.m. hearing in the John Goodman murder trial. For those of you who ... More >>
John Goodman was supposed to get sentenced on Monday. He could have gotten 30 years in jail for killing Scott Wilson in a drunk-driving accident in 2010. The jury found him guilty.But that same jury is what's standing between Goodman and his sentence -- jurors have come forward twice this week ... More >>
The lawyers of Wellington polo mogul John Goodman are trying to get him out of jail while he appeals his March conviction for DUI manslaughter, failure to render aid, and vehicular homicide in connection with the death of 23-year-old Scott Wilson, whom Goodman rammed off the road while he was drivin ... More >>
The jury in the murder trial of Wellington polo mogul John Goodman began deliberations earlier today. There's no telling how long it will take them to decide whether Goodman is guilty of vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter in connection with the car accident that killed Scott Wilson two ... More >>
Let's say you're sleeping with a multimillionaire who's on trial for DUI manslaughter, and you also happen to be the defendant's adopted daughter and trust fund beneficiary. No one expects you to be an unbiased witness. Yet Heather Colby's testimony in the John Goodman trial yesterday reached new ... More >>
Drinking games. They're superfun until you're sitting in a courtroom on trial for DUI manslaughter, trying to explain why you blew through a stop sign, slammed into another car with such force that it flipped into a drainage ditch, and left the driver to drown.But Wellington polo mogul John Goodm ... More >>
Wellington polo mogul John Goodman goes on trial in a West Palm Beach courtroom tomorrow, charged with driving drunk and causing the car accident that killed 23-year-old Scott Wilson in 2010.It's been nearly two years since a New Times cover story dug deep into the case, so here's a refresher on ... More >>