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A male lawyer who appeared in court dressed in women’s clothes as a protest against what he said was New Zealand’s overly masculine judiciary was suspended Wednesday after being found to be in contempt of court.

The New Zealand High Court found Rob Moodie, a 68-year-old, balding man who appeared in court in dresses and toting a handbag, was in contempt for circulating suppressed documents outside the court in one of his cases.

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