Tag: Mark Hulsey

A.G. GancarskiApril 13, 2017

Gerald Wilkerson, a Jacksonville lawyer specializing in criminal law and family law cases, ran a close race against Mark Hulsey for a 4th Circuit judgeship last year, losing by a close enough margin to require a recount. The campaign was full of drama and intrigue, with Hulsey coming under scrutiny for racist and sexist comments he made […]

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 23, 2017

On Monday, 4th Judicial Circuit Mark Hulsey resigned from the bench ahead of an impeachment investigation by the Florida House. “He resigned under the threat of the investigation,” House Speaker Richard Corcoran told the Tampa Bay Times‘ Steve Bousquet. FloridaPolitics.com obtained a copy of Hulsey’s resignation letter, which noted that he effectively had served no use since re-elected last year beyond […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 3, 2016

On Thursday, the Judicial Qualifications Commission issued an amended notice of formal charges against Jacksonville Judge Mark Hulsey. Hulsey has been accused of a variety of horrible deeds and words, including language and actions that express major racial and gender bias. In spite of this, Hulsey won re-election in August, albeit after a recount. The amended […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 6, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott has appointed 8th Circuit State Attorney Bill Cervone to investigate Jacksonville Judge Mark Hulsey, claims the candidate running against Hulsey for the seat, toward a potential grand jury investigation. The claim was confirmed by the Governor’s Office Saturday. Judicial candidate Gerald Wilkerson confirmed to FloridaPolitics.com that he was interviewed by Cervone. Hulsey has been under scrutiny by the Judicial Qualifications Commission […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 25, 2016

On Monday, the Rev. Fred Newbill issued a press release applying pressure to embattled Jacksonville judge Mark Hulsey, vowing that anyone in the “establishment” who helps Hulsey will be “singled out, called out and put out” by Newbill and his consortium of pastors. Last week, Florida’s Judicial Qualifications Commission filed its notice of 14 formal charges against Hulsey for alleged […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 22, 2016

In a Friday press gaggle, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry touched briefly on hot-button topics, including Donald Trump, Zika, and Judge Mark Hulsey. Regarding Trump, Curry indicated support, but it was notably not as emphatic as the mayor’s support for Sen. Marco Rubio during Rubio’s run for president. “I’m a Republican — newsflash,” Curry said. However, “I have friends who are […]


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