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Marlins representation: Turning a profit or turning the screws

For those looking for more blog posts about ‘Marlins Ballpark & Finances’ – please look in the ‘Categories’ box in the top right corner. The Wall Street Journal weighed on on the SEC probe of the Marlins Stadium deal. I … Continue reading

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Why the SEC probe is not a replay of the Braman trial

To show why I don’t think the SEC probe represents a replay of the Braman trial, it is necessary to revisit what Judge Jeri Beth Cohen’s ruling stated in 2008. While there were various claims to Braman’s initial lawsuit, the … Continue reading

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Judge Cohen Punts Even When She Rules

I am glad that the stadium plan cleared this hurdle, but … I had an earlier post which speculated on whether a judge could recuse themselves due to an election. But now, safely reelected, you would think that Judge Cohen … Continue reading

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Opportunity Knocks

If at first [pre-trial mediation] she doesn’t succeed, she’ll try [postpone her ruling so that Miami-Dade County's megaplan will be dependent on a coming Florida Supreme Court ruling] again. Charles Rabin of the Herald described Tuesday’s ruling in his article: … Continue reading

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See no *EBIT, hear no EBIT, definitely speak no EBIT

Why would local government officials testify in a trial [or deposition] under oath and say things which no one believes? An article by Sarah Talalay from the Sun-Sentinel, describes testimony in the Braman trial yesterday: Miami-Dade County Manager George Burgess … Continue reading

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Braman, Petards and Hoisting

Turns out a petard is a small bomb. During Braman’s testimony in the trial yesterday, there was the following exchange as reported by Charles Rabin in the Miami Herald: Auto dealer Norman Braman opened his lawsuit against Miami’s megaplan Monday … Continue reading

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Judge Jeri Beth Cohen

Perception: The Braman lawsuit regarding the efforts to build the Marlins a stadium on the Orange Bowl site will determine if the local government’s [Global] megaplan are reasonable and whether the Marlins are paying their fair share.Reality: The case in … Continue reading

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