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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Ex-judge dragged from Cincinnati courtroom, ordered to jail
Chaos erupted in a Cincinnati court when a former judge had to be dragged from the room as she was sentenced to a six-month jail term.

CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Chaos erupted in a Cincinnati courtroom when a judge passed sentence on another judge.

Tracie Hunter, a former juvenile court judge, had to be dragged out of a courtroom when she was ordered to serve a jail term.

In 2014 Hunter was convicted of mishandling a confidential document in order to help her brother keep his job.

She had been out on appeal. But on Monday the judge hearing the case ordered her to begin serving a six-month jail term.

The court erupted with protests from her supporters as she was dragged out of the courtroom.