Monthly Archives: August 2008

Labor Day Celebration – Could be an Education

Dear Brother and Sister Assistant Public Defenders:As we head into Labor Day weekend, I wanted us to pause a minute and reflect on what that day really means to us: cookouts, parades and the end of summer.    Is that what you were thinking?  Were you thinking pulling weeds, painting porches and entertaining in-laws?  Well […]

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Great Burden Shifting Case

In a closely balanced drug case, where the defense argued  that it was unconscionable that the State had failed to have certain items tested for fingerprints, the 4th District Appellate court stated that the defense can never open the door so as to shift the burden of proof, and therefore, the State’s rebuttal argument that it was unconscionable for […]

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Loan Forgiveness Law Signed by Bush

Click here for a link to an article on the new loan forgiveness law signed by President Bush.

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The 2nd Annual Beach Party (formerly the boat cruise)

Annette and Frankie will be there Gidget thinks its REAL GONE and Jan and Dean will be driving their Woody. Its… The 2nd Annual Beach party!!!!     When: Friday August 22, 6:00pm-10:00pm where: Castaways at North Ave. Beach what: free food and drinks, friends and fun     rsvp: send a $10 check to […]

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The Executive Board Working for You

In April, the board participated in AFSCME Leadership Academy and identified areas that needed to be addressed within the local. Pictured from left to right are Monique Patterson, Joe Gump, Amy Thompson and Kulmeet Galhotra. (Not pictured: Brendan Max)After a careful assessment, the local leadership established the goal of having one certified steward for every […]

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