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WOMAN GETS 30 DAYS IN JAIL FOR TEXTING IN COURT ( ANOTHER BLACKROBED AROGANT AUTOCRAT )
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | April 28, 2009 | Bob Unruh

Posted on 04/29/2009 1:32:14 AM PDT by Robert Drobot

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To: packrat35
If you need a sign to tell you NOT to use a phone during court, you DESERVE to be in jail.

Everybody deserves to see a big sign.

51 posted on 04/29/2009 5:59:27 AM PDT by Tax Government
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To: napscoordinator
But she wasn't driving and she wasn't talking. Painting with a pretty broad brush.

Suppose she had been taking notes with a pen and paper? 5 months in the slammer?

52 posted on 04/29/2009 6:07:11 AM PDT by starlifter (Sapor Amo Pullus)
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To: wolfcreek
Yup. Things were a lot better before we got that new fangled electricity. Why, what was wrong with a good whale oil lamp? Nothin’ good happens after sun down anyways.
53 posted on 04/29/2009 6:10:20 AM PDT by starlifter (Sapor Amo Pullus)
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To: muir_redwoods
If your phone makes noise when you are texting, you need to reset your preferences or get a better phone.

I have no problems. It is the numbnuts texting in the movies. If they are dumb enough to text at a movie that they paid to see, they can't figure out the phone options.

54 posted on 04/29/2009 6:22:37 AM PDT by TankerKC (01/20/09 = 09/10/01)
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To: Niteranger68
I really don't understand people who think they have a right to a purified public environment.

Then feel free to walk into your nearest courtroom and text away. Do it. I dare you.

55 posted on 04/29/2009 6:27:29 AM PDT by TankerKC (01/20/09 = 09/10/01)
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To: packrat35
If you need a sign to tell you NOT to use a phone during court, you DESERVE to be in jail.

I really hate text-messaging morons who think it is their god-given right to text anywhere-movie theatre, driving a car, during court, etc...


Well, put me in jail and hate me, 'rat. I've never been in court, and probably never will be, and would have had no idea that one may not send text messages from there. May one pull out a tablet and take notes, or doodle? And if one may do so, may one then also use an electronic tablet or other digital device to take notes, or doodle? And if one may use a paper tablet, or an electronic tablet or other digital device to take notes, or doodle, he still may not send a message from the electronic device, if it is equipped with such a capability? Strange.
56 posted on 04/29/2009 6:29:37 AM PDT by flowerplough (The Obama Doctrine: Europe Good, America Bad.)
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To: Niteranger68

ROTFLMAO. That was an awesome last line. I loved it.


57 posted on 04/29/2009 6:37:28 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: napscoordinator
ROTFLMAO. That was an awesome last line. I loved it.

Who said we can't have a little fun???

58 posted on 04/29/2009 6:46:26 AM PDT by Niteranger68 (I am an extremist that was created by Butch Napolitano.)
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To: TankerKC
Then feel free to walk into your nearest courtroom and text away. Do it. I dare you.

I wouldn't quite call a courtroom a public environment the same way a city sidewalk is. I'm not saying this judge didn't have the right to do this. But I will say that, based on the info in the story, the judge is an oppressive SOB. Throwing someone in jail for 30 days for texting in court is void of any common sense. Especially doing it weeks after the fact. I wonder how many guilty thugs also came thru his courtroom and left with something less than 30 days? Who do you want walking the streets, a texter or thief?

59 posted on 04/29/2009 7:00:21 AM PDT by Niteranger68 (I am an extremist that was created by Butch Napolitano.)
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To: packrat35

This is my Blackberry. There are many like it but this one is mine. My Blackberry is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life. Without me, my Blackberry is useless. Without my Blackberry I am useless.


60 posted on 04/29/2009 7:20:57 AM PDT by Highway55
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To: napscoordinator

It is silent on my phone, but it is a touch screen.


61 posted on 04/29/2009 7:23:34 AM PDT by ican'tbelieveit (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team# 36120), KW:Folding)
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To: packrat35
Key paragraph from the article:
She was summoned to court where Henriod ordered her immediately to jail for 30 days, responding to a request for bail with the condition that it would be allowed only if her husband paid a $70,000 judgment stemming from the civil dispute, Jackson reported.
It had nothing to do with disturbing court proceedings. The judge was looking for an excuse, ANY excuse, to extort her husband into paying money. The judge should go to jail.
62 posted on 04/29/2009 7:30:23 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money -- Thatcher)
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To: marktwain

You can see their blue screens in the dark theatre and it interupts the movie experience.


63 posted on 04/29/2009 10:06:04 AM PDT by packrat35 (You could make a fortune as a politician if you have the moral standards of a convicted pedophile)
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To: KevinB

American Citizens Susan and Josh Henwood


Stephen Henriod
Imbecile of the Month


64 posted on 04/29/2009 10:53:14 AM PDT by Robert Drobot (Qui non intelligit aut discat aut tace)
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To: Marie
This guy is a jerk.

I agree.

Far after the 'incident', which the judge wasn't even aware of, he summons a mother of 4 young kids to his courtroom and immediately sentences her to a month in jail...for texting! This is judicial tyranny.

If anyone bothers to read the full story, this same judge gave a female teacher that had sex with a 16-year-old student - numerous times - probation.

This judge needs to be thoroughly investigated by his superiors and/or the people who put him on the bench. This is an outrage. You can rant about cell phones and texting all day long but this was a ridiculously minor infraction of whatever the courtroom decorum rules may have been in force at the time. 30 days for texting? After the fact? For a young mother of four?

Unless there is something we're not being told, which is always possible, this is an unacceptable abuse of power by a judge with no sense of proportion. The offer to release the woman on bail if her husband paid a $70,000. settlement is also highly suspicious and gives the appearance of judicial blackmail on the behalf of a plaintiff. Not good.

65 posted on 06/06/2009 3:02:33 PM PDT by Jim Scott (Do not go gentle into that good night)
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