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Monday, July 25, 2016

Attorney REFUSES Orders To Remove BLM Pin From Attire – You Won’t Believe What Judge Does NEXT!

In Ohio, if you are an attorney or anyone that is going to be in Municipal Court Judge Robert Milich’s courtroom and you decide to don clothing or a pin that honors Black Lives Matter, you should reconsider your decision. Attorney Andrea Burton wore a Black Lives Matter pin into court and the good judge ordered her to remove it. She refused and was found in contempt of court and was sentenced to five days in the slammer. She is appealing, so she is not cooling her heels just yet. But judges have a wide latitude in their courts and if they feel something is disruptive, they are well within their rights to order the removal of that item.

Is a Black Lives Matter pin on a par with an American flag pin or a religious symbol, such as a crucifix or Star of David?

An attorney in Youngstown, Ohio, says yes, but the judge says no.

According to station WISH attorney Andrea Burton was held in contempt of court and sentenced to five days in jail when she refused Municipal Court Judge Robert Milich’s demand that she remove the pin in his courtroom.

Milich told reporters that his political opinions have nothing to do with his decision, adding that political “statements” have no business in a court of law:

A judge doesn’t support either side. A judge is objective and tries to make sure everyone has an opportunity to have a fair hearing, and it was a situation where it was just in violation of the law.


Anonymous said...

There's a judge here who orders attorneys and litigants to spit out gum. So this lawyer has no chance. Judge = God in courtroom

Anonymous said...

See more proof you can take them out of the ghetto but you can never ever take it out of them. They are so uncivilized and will always revert back to their uncivilized ways. It can be argued that there is a time and a place for promoting BLM but it's not in the courtroom.

Anonymous said...

11:11 I've seen judges order all hats off in their courtrooms too.

Anonymous said...

He should throw her in jail for being stupid

Anonymous said...

I can't imagine anyone in court with gum, especially a lawyer. If the lawyer is that disrespectful, I wouldn't want that person ever back in my coat. I know they wear caps anywhere like restaurants, pledging the flag, burns me up.