Thursday, December 10, 2015

Anyone Else Like Torture Porn, Err I Mean Public Reprimands?


You know, like Hostel, that sort of thing?

Well crank up the intertubes there's a judicial spanking happening up in Tally:
Miami-Dade County Court Judge Jacqueline Schwartz will return to the bench next week after completing a 30-day suspension and receiving a public reprimand Wednesday from the Florida Supreme Court.

Schwartz appeared teary and distraught as Chief Justice Jorge Labarga read off her judicial conduct violations, which included swearing at a convenience store owner who displayed a campaign sign for her opponent in the 2014 judicial elections.

"When you curse a resident of this state using such language, that resident and the public at large correctly question the soundness of your judgment as a holder of judicial office," Labarga told the Hialeah judge, who will return to work Monday.

Schwartz was also sanctioned for having her bailiff remove pages from a case file after a party requested a certified copy of the file. The pages included notes she wrote about the 2011 contract dispute.
Hey, F Bombs happen!

Don't forget -- she still won the election!

Serious question -- where on the Florida Supreme Court website is the public reprimand?

(I don't mean the other Judge Schwartz, though that one's still a classic.) 

5 comments:

  1. Hostel 1 & 2 were good. Part 3 not so much.

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  2. CP have you seen The Green Inferno, the latest from Roth?

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  3. She is dishonest and daft. Lazy lawyer, bad judge.

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  4. Transcript and video here:

    http://wfsu.org/gavel2gavel/selectcase.php?year=2015&month=12

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