In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here.
Photo by Stian Roenning It's Ana María Polo's blunt common sense that holds the show together.
English-language daytime legal shows usually end in a monetary judgment and the robe-cloaked official dispensing his or her own form of folksy wisdom. Caso Cerrado, meanwhile, often winds up resembling an MMA fight between angry abuelas or an impromptu dance party.
Issues go beyond simple monetary disagreements and can include cases ranging from child custody and family disputes to immigration. Memorable guests have been a woman who identified as a vampire and wore surgically implanted horns, a vinyl-banana-hammock-clad go-go boy, and a mother of six with double-E breasts.More »