Jose Baez, Lawyer For Casey Anthony, Investigated By Florida State Bar Association

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Jose Baez, one of Casey Anthony's primary defense attorneys, is being investigated by the Florida state bar association for alleged ethical violations.

The probe into Baez's conduct was triggered over a dogfight involving Casey Anthony's probation stemming from a 2010 conviction for check fraud.

She was given a year's probation, but the judge made clear in court that time spent awaiting trial for murder would not count toward its completion.

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The judge erroneously wrote the order placing Anthony on probation, however, to state that the jail time would count toward completing probation.

Anthony's lawyers acted as if the written order was the final word, however, and authorities - who were clueless - acted as if she had completed it.

Judge Belvin Perry later ruled that Anthony will return to Florida, ASAP, to complete her probation, regardless of the clerical error that took place.

The Chief Judge of the court is now lashing out at Baez for essentially trying to keep officials in the dark and get Casey off on this technicality.

The judge wrote in a scathing statement: "Our system of justice should never be in the position of rewarding someone who willfully hides the ball."

Baez may have violated "an attorney's duty of candor," he added.

On Baez' part, he told the judge he did indeed know about the trial judge's error but felt he had no obligation to inform the court at the time.

The State Bar of Florida is now investigating the matter.

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Jose Baez has to be the worst example of a lawyer. He is sneaky and will try to get away with whatever is available. Now who does that remind you of??!! None other than the "horrible person" Casey Anthony. Baez should be censored by the Florida Bar. Casey should have a minimum sentence of life in prison. It's a sad state of affairs when a jury ( 12 people) are as stupid as that jury was. And later many express regrets. What a farce !!

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THE PATHETIC EXSCUSE FOR A HUMAN BEING, CASEY, NEEDS TO FALL ON HER KNEES AND THANK GOD THAT ONE YEAR OF PROBATION IS ALL SHE HAS TO DO.SHE WILL IN THE LONG RUN PAY FOR THE DEATH OF CAYLEE BECAUSE SHE WILL HAVE TO WATCH HER BACK FOR THE REST OF HER MISERABLE LIFE. HER ENTIRE DEFENCE TEAM IS A DEN OF VIPERS AND ACTED LIKE A BUNCH OF ASSHOLES WHEN THEY WON THIS CASE..EXTREMELY UNDIGNIFIED.

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connie,connie,connie come to the light or cant u find it? Stupid is as stupid does. S T U P I D ! THE LITTLE GIRL IS D E A D WHAT ABOUT THE LIFE SHE NEVER GOT TO LIVE,1st day of school,graduation,prom,wedding, job,& her own children. S T U P I D!

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Wow-So Baez was always a pimp, even from the start.
He would say or do anything for the almighty $$$$$.
Sad defense attorneys do not seek the truth.
They seem to think no one is guilty and for the $$$
will lie to prove it. They should go to jail or at least
fail to get a good nights sleep 365 days a year.

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Baez is a shyster and they always get away with everything. I can't stand that smirk he always has on his face. This is a man that it took eight years for the Florida Bar to allow him to practice. Why? Because he wouldn't pay child support for the child from his first marriage. He also tried to go bankrupt, so as to not have to pay his student loans. Once he was allowed to practice, he hung around the Orlando jail to sign on prostitutes to represent. That is his history. How did Casey get him, while in jail the first time she asked the "working girls" who was a good lawyer and they gave her his name. I wish he and his smirk would go away.

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Baez, the pimp, the finger and Weintraub all should wake up
to the fact that a trial IS A SEARCH FOR THE TRUTH. Defense
attorneys should have that as the goal, not to TRY AND TRICK
the jury with smokescreens. They then have to sleep at night
but the money is in the mattress and that's plenty comfortable
for them.

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Tsk tsk Mr. Baez, a first year law student would know that was an ethics violation! He did not feel he had to report a clerical error to the court? Really? If the error was not in favor of his client but against her he would have been screaming from the rooftop about it and about how it was his duty to correct such errors. He must have known this would be discovered and he would have to answer for why he allowed it to go on. The paperwork was not completed right, that is the fault of the judge who wrote it. However Mr Baez knew what the order really was and ignored it. Can't do that. That is something he should be called in front of the bar for. He knew it then and he sure as heck knows it now.

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I feel the various State Bar Associations should sanction all attorneys who behave as Baez and his old cohort behaved. They give all attorneys a bad name. These two are nothing more than pond scum and should be disbarred. Also, that "Sim" woman attorney should have her actions investigated. She was only there to get herself in the limelight. What a bunch of whores this whole bunch are. But then, who else would represent Casey Anthony.

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I've always wondered how an ecthical lawyer could so duttifully represent someone whom they know is truly guilty. Jose was a give me for his type are known.

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Baez The Pimp and Mason The Finger, need to get Jayne Weintraub
in their group for she also never thinks anyone is guilty and
would defend a murderer for the money. Whores are they all.

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