Monthly Archives: November 2012

Syracuse City Court Judge Offers Encouragement in the Courtroom

Sends defendants off with reassuring remarks Originally reported on November 26, 2012 By Rachel Wolsky SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS)–The room fell silent as everyone in the courtroom rose for the entrance of Syracuse City Court Judge Jeffrey Merrill on Monday afternoon.  … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Syracuse City Court

Calm Judge Merrill presides over a packed courtroom Originally reported on November 26, 2012  By Shawnté Wright SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – In Judge Jeffrey Merrill’s city courtroom Monday afternoon, there was a low hum of chatter as visitors, supporters, and defendants alike … Continue reading

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A Day in Court with a Judge Unlike Most

One judge’s gentile spirit and humor are evident in proceedings Originally reported on November 26, 2012 By Michael Valente SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Upon entering Syracuse City Court Part 8, you would find the structure of the room to be virtually the … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in the Courthouse

Syracuse City Court judge shows balance between authority and humility Originally reported on November 26, 2012 By Marabia Smith SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – With hundreds of people going in and out of the Onondaga County/City of Syracuse Criminal Courthouse, City Court judges … Continue reading

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A Day in Syracuse City Court

Sometimes going to court is not that bad Originally reported on November 26, 2012 By Brian Schwartz SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – As long as you are not the one being called to court, spending a day in  Syracuse City Court is … Continue reading

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Relaxing Vibes Fill Syracuse City Courtroom During Pre-trial Hearings

Judge Jeffrey Merrill shows his warm side Originally reported on Monday, November 26, 2012 By Maria Veronica Roman SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Judge Jeffrey Merrill’s courtroom had a very calm atmosphere Monday afternoon as he conducted pre-trial hearings at Onondaga County/City of … Continue reading

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Calm in the Courtroom on a Busy Day

Judge Merrill kept his cool despite a heavy workload Originally reported on November 26, 2012 By Jonathan Olens SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Judge Jeffrey Merrill maintained his calm demeanor Monday afternoon despite the amount of, and diverse nature of, the … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Syracuse City Court

Attitudes vary greatly depending on seating Originally reported on November 26, 2012  By Carter Oakley SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – The demeanor of Syracuse City Court officials was whimsical Monday afternoon prior to the pre-trial proceedings in Judge Jeffrey Merrill’s courtroom. … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Syracuse City Court

Judge Merrill shows compassion to all his defendants Originally reported on November 26, 2012 By Lissette Nunez SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – On a chilly Monday afternoon, Judge Jeffrey Merrill sits inside a Syracuse City courtroom working on pretrial proceedings and checking on … Continue reading

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A Cool and Collected Courtroom in the City of Syracuse

Judge Jeffrey R. Merrill doles out justice with style, compassion Originally reported on November 26, 2012 By Ben Mitchell SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – In downtown Syracuse, the living embodiment of the Sixth Amendment presides over a chaotic and dynamic courtroom. Judge … Continue reading

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