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  • Lawyers want judge punished for having public defender handcuffed

    Huffington Post - 06/02/2016

    Daniel Medwed, a criminal law expert and professor at Northeastern University, said Hafen’s actions are indeed alarming.

    “If a judge perceives that a lawyer is acting inappropriately, then contempt is the usual recourse, and/or initiating a disciplinary action,” Medwed said. “But handcuffing a lawyer to teach a lesson strikes me far outside the norm of judicial conduct and cause for concern.”

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