Judge hits lawyer with contempt over filming

DETROIT, MI -- A lawyer who taped court proceedings without the judge’s knowledge or approval was in criminal contempt, and the lower courts’ rulings and fine were appropriate, the Court of Appeals has held. In In re Contempt of Nicholas Somberg (MiLW 08-103171, 5 pages), the 39th District Court found that attorney Nicholas Somberg “willfully” violated ...

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