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Defense lawyer jailed for verbally abusing judge
(China Daily)
Updated: 2009-05-06 10:05

A female lawyer in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, was jailed for 15 days and fined 10,000 yuan ($1,464) after she cursed some judges during a court hearing on Monday.

Surnamed Shang, the lawyer represented three defendants in a personal injury compensation case, when she expressed her dissatisfaction with a female judge.

The hearing had to be closed since Shang couldn't calm down.

(Chuncheng Evening News)