Also of note is a December 4 BNA article titled 'Troublemaker' Kozinski Unafraid to Advocate for Change.
The MetNews has previously reported that the names of Los Angeles attorneys Kent Richland and Bradley Phillips; Ventura Superior Court Judge Tari Cody; Los Angeles Superior Court Judges Rita Miller, Richard Rico, Helen Bendix, Ann Jones, and Sanjay Kumar; and Southwestern Law School professor Christopher Cameron have been sent to the Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation as possible appointees to the Court of Appeal.
Here the practice of law became more than stressful; it was dangerous. An attorney representing himself threatened defendants' counsel with pepper spray and a stun gun at a deposition. When defendants moved for terminating sanctions, plaintiff filed an opposition that was openly contemptuous of the trial court. Such conduct can have consequences.