March 30, 2014


Forget about the taxpayers.
Forget about those seeking justice.
It's all about saving their jobs.
For the first time in Illinois, attorneys on the case say, a judicial disciplinary panel has begun tackling the question of whether a judge whose psychotic episodes can apparently be controlled through medication should be allowed to return to the bench.

Judge Cynthia Brim, 55, testified before the Illinois Courts Commission for more than two hours on Friday in a bid to save her $182,000-a-year job. The seven-member panel – made up of judges from outside of Cook County as well as two citizens – will later issue a written decision.

Brim was found not guilty of misdemeanor battery by reason of insanity last year for shoving a sheriff’s deputy outside the Daley Center during a manic episode in March 2012. A day earlier, while on the bench, she broke into an extended rant while presiding over a traffic court call at the Markham courthouse.
Story here.


WoFat said...

Chicago is a dirty city. In many ways.

Kid said...

She just isn't making enough money. You know like sports gangstas.

Woodsterman (Odie) said...

She fits in perfectly.

LL said...

I should think that they'd elevate her to the Illinois Supreme Court to allow for her quota (demonstrably insane woman). They don't have a handicapped woman on the Ill high court yet. She'd be perfect.