UPDATED: Judge Charles Dodson Steps Down from Jackson-Maddox Case, Judge Gievers to Take Over

UPDATED: Judge Charles Dodson Steps Down from Jackson-Maddox Case, Judge Gievers to Take Over

UPDATED Chief Judge Jonathan Sjostrom announced today that ¬†Circuit Court Judge Karen Gievers will replace Judge Charles Dodson in the case addressing the residency of City Commissioner Scott Maddox. Judge Gievers was first elected on November 2, 2010. Gievers was up for re-election in 2016. However, no other candidates filed to run and Gievers was […]

The District Court of Appeal Overrules Judge Dodson for the Second Time

The District Court of Appeal Overrules Judge Dodson for the Second Time

The controversy surrounding the residency of City Commissioner Scott Maddox is beginning to resemble a tennis match between Judge Charles Dodson and the First District Court of Appeal (DCA). Today the First DCA overruled Judge Dodson’s most recent decision, which held that Scott Maddox resided within the boundaries of the City of Tallahassee. This is […]

District Court of Appeal Overrules Judge Dodson’s Decision on Maddox Residency Issue, Orders Immediate Hearing

District Court of Appeal Overrules Judge Dodson’s Decision on Maddox Residency Issue, Orders Immediate Hearing

The First District Court of Appeal (DCA) has overruled Circuit Court Judge Charles Dodson’s recent decision that allowed the City of Tallahassee to address the residency controversy involving City Commissioner Scott Maddox. The City of Tallahassee, through their legal representation, previously persuaded Judge Dodson that the city’s charter gave them sole discretion over the issue. […]