Justice Served: The Week In Judicial Benchslaps

Law360, New York (May 31, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge with a scholarly vocabulary who knocked an attorney for creative billing tops Law360's roundup of judicial benchslaps, which also includes a federal judge in Florida taking some plaintiffs lawyers back to school over the purpose of a motion.

Bogus Billing

U.S. District Judge Lynn N. Hughes of the Southern District of Texas knows his way around a dictionary. 

In a recent order regarding a lawyer's removal as a bankruptcy trustee, Judge Hughes said that Houston attorney W. Steve Smith of McFall Breitbeil...
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