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Judge holds himself in contempt when his own cellphone rings during court

by Editors on April 17, 2013

A judge holds himself in contempt – who says the judiciary doesn’t police itself and hold itself accountable to its own rules?

When a cellphone rang Friday during a prosecutor’s closing argument in a domestic violence trial, a Michigan judge didn’t have to look far to find the culprit. It was Chief Ionia District Judge Raymond Voet himself who was to blame…

[Read: Oops. Judge holds himself in contempt when his own cellphone rings during court hearing at the ABA Journal]

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