"As an organization and as citizens, we would like the (assistant district attorneys) handling the cases and the judge to take into account how a repeat offender is affecting our quality of life and do everything in their power to hold that offender accountable," said Marcus Philemon, chairman of CharMeck Court Watch.
said Loven's plan for limiting Court Watch's participation in criminal cases won't change the group's mission.
"We have been advised that whether or not there is any validity to Mr. Loven's argument is solely up to the discretion of the presiding judge," Philemon
strategy for limiting Court Watch's participation applies to cases in which he
represents a defendant whom Court Watch is targeting.
If invited by other public defenders, he
might also work with them to limit Court Watch's participation.
He'll object when a Court Watch volunteer attempts to speak, unless that person is a victim in the case.
has objected twice so far to a letter being handed up in felony cases, and successfully kept the letters out of the court record, he