Prosecutors are calling accusations of misconduct against the lead prosecutor in John Goodman’s DUI manslaughter case a poorly-timed ploy to get the polo mogul out of a 16-year prison sentence after several other attempts have failed, according to the newest arguments filed in the case.
The response from the Florida Attorney General’s office comes after Goodman’s legal team late last month filed paperwork with the Fourth District Court of Appeal in West Palm Beach seeking to have the appellate court temporarily give up its jurisdiction so they can bring the case back before Circuit Judge Jeffrey Colbath and argue for a new trial.
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