Paul Backman

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    James Herard, Dunkin' Donuts Killer, Gets Death Penalty Recommendation for Separate Murder

    A jury of six men and six women have recommended that James Herard, the former gang member convicted for the brutal 2008 Thanksgiving Day Dunkin' Donuts robbery in Tamarac, be sentenced to death. Herard, 24, has already been sentenced to multiple counts of life imprisonment for the death of Kiem H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    A Couple Monday Must-Reads

    -- JAABlog reports on the latest developments of the Judge Ana Gardiner saga. The evidenciary hearing to determine if Gardiner did anything wrong when she partied with then-prosecutor Howard Scheinberg during a murder trial (and allegedly spoke with him about the case) is now scheduled to  ... More >>

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    The Captain of Deceit Strikes Again

    Richard Scheff still can't get the story of the Frank Lee Smith case straight -- and he doesn't seem to care