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:

Cocaine Princess said...

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

South Florida Lawyers said...

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

Cocaine Princess said...

No, haven't seen that one yet.

Anonymous said...

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

Anonymous said...

Transcript and video here:

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