Following a three-day hearing, the attorney prosecuting the misconduct case against Florida’s Broward Circuit Judge Cheryl Aleman recommended she receive a public reprimand for behaving in a vindictive manner and using fear to control her courtroom.

“There is no question in my mind this is a very bright judge, not one beyond rehabilitation,” Tampa, Fla., attorney Lansing Scriven, who prosecuted the case, said Thursday in his closing argument to the six-member hearing panel of the Judicial Qualifications Commission.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]