During her opening trial statement, Sherylle Gordon was so nervous that she felt nauseous.
The 36-year-old Miami law firm associate was arguing a civil rights case in April 2005 before U.S. District Judge William Dimitrouleas and a 12-person jury. She says she kept thinking about how her client, convicted felon Henry LaFavors, was counting on her to prove his claim that Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies allowed a police dog to attack and injure him during his arrest on outstanding felony warrants even though he had already been subdued.
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