Contempt of Court



UPDATE: “Bulletproof” Reposa Gets 90 Days for Lewd Gesture

Justice was swift — and pretty harsh — for Adam "Bulletproof" Reposa, who was cited for contempt on March 11 after gesturing inappropriately in response to an argument by opposing counsel.  Reposa allegedly rolled his eyes and made a repetitive…


Elvis’s Pretrial Conference Goes Poorly

Tip: if appearing in court for a pretrial conference in your criminal case, it is best to present a respectful demeanor and stay relatively low-key.  One should avoid, for example, showing up dressed as a late-model Elvis Presley, complete with…


Attorney Held in Contempt for Reading Maxim in Court

The WSJ’s Law Blog reports today that a judge in North Carolina held an attorney in contempt last week after he saw the attorney reading Maxim magazine in court. For those of you not familiar with Maxim, it is (reportedly)…


What Not to Steal and Who Not to Steal it From

What Not to Steal: Gavel. Who Not to Steal it From: Judge who will be sentencing you later for more serious crimes. Who Stole It: Tammy Lynn Price, 28, of Farmington, MO, sometime after her arraignment on drug charges. The…