taste of own medicine?

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  1. It seems a judge in America is good at dishing it out but finds it hard to take it. Maye a spot of 'time' would teach him a lesson although he should be sacked. Bet he didn't consider many who could be having difficulties. A taste of reality your honor

    Judge suspended for jailing court

    The judge said he had known he had no legal basis for his actions
    A US judge has been removed from the bench for jailing 46 defendants in his courtroom after none of them admitted being responsible for a ringing phone.



    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7116426.stm
     
  2. I remember a civvy oppo, who worked as a court clerk, telling me about one judge he worked for. This judge took exception to the fact that someone in the public gallery wasn't wearing a jacket, so had the unfortunate bloke brought before him, and weighed him off with a fine for contempt! Huh??
     
  3. Like the old ' silent contempt ' in the ' mob '. Dunno if that's still in force.
    Here's a good one from the Italian courts


    From correspondents in Milan | December 04, 2007
    MICKEY Mouse and Donald Duck will finally get their day in court if summons served by judicial authorities in Italy are to be believed.


    http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,22872008-12377,00.html
     

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