First of Three Claims Raised in Motion for Rehearing (1 Claim) Double Jeopardy

PETITIONER AJOLOKO’S MOTION FOR REHEARING, REHEARING EN BANC,CLARIFICATION AND REQUEST FOR A WRITTEN OPINION PURSUANT TO RULE 9.330(a)   Petitioner, Charles O. Ajoloko, pursuant to Rule 9.330(a) and Rule 9.331(d), Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure, hereby moves this Court for clarification, rehearing, and rehearing en banc of the Court’s order per curiam of  October 20, … More First of Three Claims Raised in Motion for Rehearing (1 Claim) Double Jeopardy

CHARLES AJOLOKO vs. STATE OF FLORIDA – Case Docket: 5D16-***

The Constitution now provides that the Legislature shall divide the State into appellate court districts and that there shall be a district court of appeal (DCA) serving each district. The purpose of Florida’s District Courts of Appeal is to provide the opportunity for thoughtful review of decisions of lower tribunals by multi-judge panels. District Courts … More CHARLES AJOLOKO vs. STATE OF FLORIDA – Case Docket: 5D16-***

Missing Element from Jury Instructions

Appellate counsel was ineffective for failing to raise that element (2a) of the attempted robbery with a firearm instruction was omitted from the jury instructions constituting fundamental error. The jury instruction in this case resulted in fundamental error because it omitted (2a), the requirement that the jurors find someone stopped or did not stop the … More Missing Element from Jury Instructions

It’s Sad to Think That America Is Losing Its Distinction As The Best Legal System in the World

I have always been a firm believer in the American Justice System.  I was  taught that America has the best legal system in the world. My belief in our American Justice System has been shattered. When I go over all of the documents from my son’s case, a nauseated feeling hits the pit of my stomach. When … More It’s Sad to Think That America Is Losing Its Distinction As The Best Legal System in the World

Lets Not Forget to Blame the Defense Attorney for Prosecutorial Misconduct

What’s the attorney doing when a prosecutor commits misconduct? Should he just sit there and do nothing? I think not! Prosecutor misconduct occurs when in the course of their duties they act in ways that are unethical and illegal. Withholding evidence, witness tampering, introduction of false evidence and improper closing arguments are just a few … More Lets Not Forget to Blame the Defense Attorney for Prosecutorial Misconduct

The Jurors had Questions – The Questions Went unanswered -Here they are….

(Court was in recess.) THE COURT: We have a question, or multiple questions. Let’s take then one at a time. I would have a seat if I were you. One, are there phone records showing calls between detective and defendant? How many and how long? State, how would you suggest I respond to that? MR. … More The Jurors had Questions – The Questions Went unanswered -Here they are….

You never get a second chance to make a good first impression….

The prosecutor tried the entire case during his opening statement.  Our attorney had not even prepared an opening statement. He chose to waive the opening statement. What attorney in their right mind waves the opening statement in a criminal case? A case, where a young man’s life is at stake. The prosecutor’s makes their opening … More You never get a second chance to make a good first impression….

No objections…No motions… No opening statement..from our attorney

COURT OPENED at 10:07 am November20, 2013 with all officers of the court present.Page 188Jury returned to open court.Preliminary instructions were given to the Jury.State presented opening statement and Counsel for Defense reserved opening statement.State witnesses sworn and testified: 1._______State exhibit l (photo lineup) entered into evidence without objection.2. Deputy ___________3 .________________State exhibit #2 (cd) … More No objections…No motions… No opening statement..from our attorney

The prosecutor wasn’t ready for the competency status hearing and our chosen attorney advised us to not go to the hearing. I listened to him. What was I thinking???? What’s really going on?????????

On June 21, 2013, we received the following email: Dear Mr. Enclosed, please find a copy of the Notice of Hearing. As you can see, your Competency Status Hearing is set for July 9, 2013 at 10:00AM in front of the Honorable  at the————, ————, Courtroom —, Orlando, FL 32801.  You must be present.  Please … More The prosecutor wasn’t ready for the competency status hearing and our chosen attorney advised us to not go to the hearing. I listened to him. What was I thinking???? What’s really going on?????????