‘Can You Shut Up and Sit Down?’ Florida Decide Stipulates to Unprofessional Conduct

‘Can You Shut Up and Sit Down?’ Florida Decide Stipulates to Unprofessional Conduct

In reaching a stipulation with an investigative panel of the Florida Judicial {Qualifications} Fee, or JQC, a decide agreed to a disciplinary settlement through which he’ll face a number of repercussions, together with a 60-day suspension with out pay.

Seminole Circuit Decide Wayne Culver is within the sizzling seat for violating the Code of Judicial Conduct on two separate days through which he misplaced his composure, in keeping with court docket paperwork. In a single such occasion, he instructed a heckling pro-se felony defendant that the decide’s directions had been “a very powerful phrases you’ll ever hear so long as you reside as an organism on this planet,” court docket data present.

‘Can You Shut Up and Sit Down?’ Florida Decide Stipulates to Unprofessional Conduct Anthony V. Alfieri, Professor of Regulation and Dean’s Distinguished Scholar, is the Founder and Director of the Heart for Ethics and Public Service on the College of Miami College of Regulation. (Picture: J. Albert Diaz/ALM)