Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Man fined for calling suspect 'scumbag'

NEW YORK -- A man being questioned for jury duty found himself in trouble with the law when he referred to a kidnapping suspect as a "scumbag."
Stephen Caruso, a 27-year-old financial planner, was fined $1,000 on Monday. The judge said the court could not allow such ''insulting, demeaning invective spewed at a defendant.'' ...


Blogger Ginamonster said...

goog gravy, is that what he said? Fox News wouldn't print the "seven letter expletive" rediculous

11:03 AM  
Blogger Rantburger said...

Unfortunately, I was also fined the last time I referred to a judge in court as a "douche bag." Inasmuch as she was female, I thought it the appropriate alternative to "scum bag." Of course, I was drunk at the time, so I might have been incorrect.

9:29 PM  
Blogger cyouincourt007 said...

hehehe : )

10:01 PM  

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