Who is Mindy Glazer? Judge who put trans influencer Nikita Dragun in men's jail says 'I don't make the rules'
In 2015, judge Mindy Glazer became popular when she met one of her middle school classmates in Miami court as a suspect in a burglary case
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Judge Mindy S Glazer ordered on Wednesday, November 9 Nikita Dragun, the transgender model, should remain in the men's prison for walking around naked in a hotel. When the 26-year-old asked if she could be moved to another jail, the judge said she couldn't accommodate the request and added, "I don't make the rules," before saying that the prison should have placed Dragun in a separate area inside the unit.
The transgender model asked, "Your honor, may I ask one question? May I, do I have to stay here in the men's unit still?." She responded, "Yeah, I don't make the rules up there, but they should be making a proper accommodation for you; you should be in a separate area."
Who is Judge Mindy Glazer?
According to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, Glazer is a graduate of the University of Miami in 1988. She completed her law studies at St Thomas University School of Law in 1991. Meanwhile, she enrolled to Florida Bar in the same year and became a circuit court judge in 2000. She is currently the circuit judge at the circuit criminal division. Glazer also ran her own law practice from 1991 till 2000.
She once told Daily Business Review, when she won the midterm elections among lawyers in Florida, "I wanted to do criminal tax litigation. But I really liked estate planning." She returned to law school and earned a master's degree in estate planning. In 2015, she became popular as she met one of her middle school classmates in Miami court as a suspect in a burglary case. In the viral video, we can see the judge asking her middle school friend, Arthur Booth, "Did you go to Nautilus for middle school?." To which Booth replied and cried, "Oh my goodness. Oh my goodness. Oh my goodness," reported Daily Mail.
Glazer added, "I'm sorry to see you and I always wondered what happened to you." She told the court: "This was the nicest kid in middle school. He was the best kid in middle school. I used to play football with him. Look what has happened."
Once Booth was out of the Jail, Glazer also went on to meet him and said, "Take care of your family. Try to get a job. Stay clean." To which Booth replied, "You're going to do something good for somebody else.You better believe it. You better believe it." Booth also said, "She's an inspiration and a motivation to me right now. Mindy is incredible," reported CBS Miami. "He had a good judge who wanted to give him a chance. This is a group effort to see you succeed. Don't let us down," said the judge.