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Attorney Arrested for Arguing in Court

A California Deputy Attorney General was arrested a few weeks ago in a courtroom for carrying on an argument. Court was in recess, so it was not before the judge, but, um… how¬†does this bailiff justify arresting the attorney? The attorney arrested, Jennie Kelly, has her own attorney now, who is alleging the Bailiff committed a battery. They may have a pretty good case.

The California Attorney General’s Office is a Law Enforcement agency- Ms. Kelly is a deputy of the chief law enforcement officer of the state, and she was acting in her official duty representing the state, though it was a civil matter. This may have been the worst attempt to pull rank in law enforcement history…