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Judge Censured for Contempt Punishment

 
Judge Censured for Contempt Punishment
Posted March 28th, 2014 @ 4:05am by WOOD Radio News Team

The Berrien County judge who threw a woman into jail over Christmas, because she was overheard swearing under her breath, accepts an official 'censure' for his actions.

The ACLU had complained on behalf of LaRue Ford who, according to WOOD TV, had been pushed to the edge of bureaucratic frustration while trying to clear up an old traffic ticket in 2012.

The Michigan Supreme Court raps Judge Dennis Wiley's knuckles for laying a Contempt of Court charge against her.

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