About Kenneth PadowitzKenneth Padowitz is a Fort Lauderdale, FL., based criminal defense attorney.
MAY JURORS SEE 3D DEFENSE REENACTMENT OF ALLEGED CRIME? JUDGE APPEARS RELUCTANT TO ALLOW IT.
Defense lawyer Ken Padowitz is asking the judge to allow the 3D evidence in the case of his client Benjamin Siegel, 47, of Coconut Creek, Florida. Siegel is accused of trying to run over his neighbor with his Dodge Viper; the expert witness said it wasn’t intentional. “An expert’s opinion is admissible to present […]
JUDGE DEFERS RULING ON USE OF VIRTUAL REALITY GOGGLES IN BROWARD TRIAL
It’s not clear whether virtual reality headsets have been used in criminal trials anywhere, but Padowitz is accustomed to breaking ground on the use of computer animation in court. As a prosecutor in 1992, he was credited with the first use of two-dimensional computer animation to illustrate an expert witness’ testimony.
DEFENSE LAWYER PITCHES VIRTUAL REALITY AS THE NEXT DIMENSION OF EXPERT TESTIMONY
Ken Padowitz, the defense lawyer representing a Coconut Creek man accused of trying to kill his neighbor by running over him with a Dodge Viper, wants to put jurors in the driver’s seat through the use of the latest in technology — virtual reality goggles that promise to give them a look at the […]
PARKLAND GUNMAN CANNOT RELY ON SYSTEM FAILURES IN FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE, JUDGE RULES
“The children of Stoneman Douglas High School and this community have suffered one of the most horrific tragedies at the hands of this guilty individual,” Padowitz said. “The tragedy would be further compounded if the death penalty were imposed after trial, only for the sentence to be reversed due to what is arguably an […]
GUNMAN EXPECTED TO PLEAD GUILTY IN STONEMAN DOUGLAS MASS SHOOTING AND JAIL ASSAULT CASE
…and the only other way to remove the death penalty as a possibility would be for the defense to somehow persuade jurors to convict Cruz of a lesser charge, such as second-degree murder.
“The odds of that are […]
ATTORNEY FOR ORANGE CITY OB-GYN ACCUSED OF INAPPROPRIATELY TOUCHING PATIENT SAYS HE’S INNOCENT
“He adamantly disputes these charges and we intend to show that he is not guilty of these charges and prove his innocence in the courtroom,” Padowitz said.
Updated: 4:51 PM EDT […]
Legal experts say perjury charge against Runcie is rare; Black leaders point to politics
“I was a prosecutor for 16 years, and there were many times I thought someone committed perjury, but what I believe and what I can prove with evidence are two different things,” Padowitz said.
BY DAVID GOODHUE
The perjury charge that led to Wednesday’s […]