Florida Judge Larry Seidlin, who drew sharp criticism in the legal community for his handling of the February custody fight for the body of tabloid icon Anna Nicole Smith, has announced he is leaving the bench at the end of July. Critics said the Smith proceedings lasted too long, with Seidlin hamming it up for the international television audience. His maudlin performance prompted two separate "Saturday Night Live" parodies. It has been rumored that Seidlin has a TV show in the works.
Judge in Anna Nicole Case Resigns -- and TV May Be Next
Daily Business Review
June 20, 2007
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