MIchigan District Judges Association

‘People behaving badly is an hourly experience on Zoom’

Ionia County judge, others ask Michigan Supreme Court for ‘compromise’ on remote court rules

Attorneys are appearing in court via Zoom while driving, golfing, poolside, smoking a cigarette, wearing a hoodie, T-shirt or swimsuit, walking or running down the street, holding a dog or a child or yelling at a dog or a child.

Defendants, witnesses and litigants are appearing in court via Zoom while getting their hair dyed, walking through a store, working on an assembly line, driving, smoking marijuana, hookah or vaping and wearing a plastic bag on their head.