Month: May 2016

Finkelstein unopposed for Broward public defender; Satz faces challenger for state attorney

Outspoken Broward Public Defender Howard Finkelstein coasted to a fourth term unopposed Friday, but longtime State Attorney Mike Satz faces another race to stay in office. Friday’s candidate filing deadline for state attorney and public defender passed without anyone jumping into the race to challenge Finkelstein, who now gets another four-year term — which he…

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Gordon Weekes might run for public defender after “Help Me Howard” Finkelstein retires

Brittany Wallman It may be a little early to discuss the 2020 election for public defender, but at least one person already is considering running: chief assistant public defender Gordon Weekes. No, he isn’t thinking of challenging his boss, longtime Public Defender Howard Finkelstein. But the popular “Help Me Howard” Finkelstein told the Sun Sentinel…

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