“Judge Jails Litigant for Provoking Supportive Emails to the Judge”

by Walter Olson on February 19, 2010

A federal judge in Chicago got irritated, maybe too much so, at emails from infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau’s supporters. Trudeau isn’t actually being jailed yet, as an appeals court has stayed the order pending its review. [Paul Alan Levy, Consumer Law & Policy]