The Florida Supreme Court publicly reprimanded county court judge Jerri Collins on Thursday, Aug. 30, for berating a domestic violence victim. Chief justice Jorge Labarga acknowledged Collins's apology, but called her behavior "intolerable." (The Washington Post)
Last year, a domestic-violence victim failed to appear and testify at her alleged abuser’s trial.
A Florida judge’s response was to ignore the victim’s tearful pleas, hold her in contempt of court and send her to jail.  
Earlier this week, Seminole County Judge Jerri Collins found herself on the opposite side of the bench as she received her own harsh scolding from Florida’s chief justice.
Collins stood through nearly six minutes of public reprimand after the Florida Supreme Court found that she violated the state’s code of judicial conduct.........