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 […]

First DCA Quickly Responds to Jackson’s Appeal, Seeks Answers from Maddox Within 24 Hours

First DCA Quickly Responds to Jackson’s Appeal, Seeks Answers from Maddox Within 24 Hours

Last Thursday Judge Charles Dodson, after being ordered by the District Court of Appeal, held a two hour hearing and ruled that Scott Maddox was a city resident. Dr. Erwin Jackson, who filed the original action questioning the residency of City Commissioner Scott Maddox, was dumbfounded by the lack of due process in Dodson’s court […]