Monday, December 13, 2004

Scott Peterson - Mediator?

Florida Rules for Certified and Court-Appointed Mediators Rule 10.110 Good Moral Character provides generally that “No person shall be certified by this Court as a mediator unless such person first produces satisfactory evidence of good moral character. . . .”

The primary purpose of this requirement is to ensure the protection of the participants in mediation and the public, as well as to safeguard the justice system.

So, Scott Peterson, having intervened to calm things down in a dog fight [between his wife's dog and a neighbor's dog] has been described by sentencing phase witnesses as a mediator and problem solver in this story on KCAU-TV .

Remember, he was convicted of murdering his wife and their unborn child - good moral character? Scott Peterson - a mediator? Not really. Characterize him as something else!

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