Lawyer Who ‘Shouted’ at Judge Fails to Overturn Sanctions in NY

An attorney who shouted at a magistrate judge and failed to comply with court orders could not convince the Second Circuit to overturn sanctions ordered against her, including a six-month suspension from practice before that court.

The sanctions against Tara Demetriades, stemming in part from failures to adhere to court-imposed deadlines and to properly investigate certain cases, must stand, according to the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The appeals court on Wednesday upheld a decision by the Committee on Grievances of the Board of Judges of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York. …

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