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Corruption in Jacksonville, FL – The Brenton Butler Case

Hat tip to 2dogsonly.

2dogsonly posted a comment on the page Upsetting the Apple Cart that spurred me to find out more information and blog about the Brenton Butler case.  I also discovered the film on Youtube that 2dogsonly referenced, Murder on A Sunday Morning.  It is embedded below.  Made by French filmmaker Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, the movie won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 74th Academy Awards in 2001. The film follows the case from the defenses’ strategy through verdict and afterwards when the guilty person was arrested and convicted.

The film provides information on how Jacksonville prosecutors were driven to make an arrest of anyone because of the nature of the case. Read the rest of this entry

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