Case Details

Case # 13 CC 1
Judge Cynthia Y. Brim
Disposition Removed from office
Decision Date 5/9/2014

Case Summary

The Complaint alleged that on March 8, 2012, Respondent, while on the bench and in open court, made a number of inappropriate comments; and that on the next day, March 9, 2012, Respondent pushed a Cook County Deputy Sheriff.  The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office subsequently filed criminal charges for battery against Respondent related to her conduct on March 9, 2012. The Complaint also alleged that on February 4, 2013, after a bench trial, the trial judge ruled that the evidence against Respondent satisfied the elements of battery beyond a reasonable doubt but that Respondent was not criminally responsible because she had been legally insane at the time of the battery. The Complaint further alleged that Respondent had and continues to have schizoaffective disorder (bipolar type); and without the necessary and appropriate medication, this condition renders Respondent mentally unable to perform her duties.

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