Nation's Highest Judicial Honor Awarded To Miami's Steven LeifmanFor the first time, a Florida judge has been awarded one of the nation’s highest judicial honors. Miami-Dade County Judge Steven Leifman accepted the William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence from U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts at a dinner Thursday at the U.S. Supreme Court.
The 'Forgotten Floor' ClosesThey are cells stained with secrets of decades past ,of muffled screams and broken dreams.
CBS4 Crews Take Home Thirteen Emmy AwardsIt was an exciting night for dozens of television professionals at the 38TH Annual Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards at the Westin Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale.
"Forgotten Floor" Inmate Dies At HospitalAn inmate on the ninth floor of the Miami-Dade County Jail has died at the hospital.
Revisiting The Forgotten Floor"Getting arrested for a misdemeanor with a severe mental illness should not result in a death sentence. And that's what happened here." So says Miami Dade Judge Steve Leifman, expressing outrage as he looks into the housing and treatment of inmates with mental illness housed at the Miami Dade Detention Center.