Docket Nos. 8952-8956.

28 Mich. App. 654 (1970)

185 N.W.2d 189


Michigan Court of Appeals.

Decided December 9, 1970.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Henrietta E. Rosenthal, for the judge of Recorder's Court of Detroit.

Lafferty, Reosti, Jabara, Papakhian, James, Strickgold & Smith and Goodman, Eden, Robb, Millender, Goodman & Bedrosian (Gage, Burgess & Knox, of counsel), for defendants on appeal.

Amicus curiae: Metropolitan Detroit Branch, American Civil Liberties Union, by James K. Robinson.

Before: V.J. BRENNAN, P.J., and LEVIN and PETERSON, JJ.


The exercise by a trial judge of his summary power to punish for contempt of court committed in his presence is subject to review on appeal. See In re Scott (1955), 342 Mich. 614, 616; In re Burns (1969), 19 Mich.App. 525; People v. Ravitz (1970), 26 Mich.App. 263. It would not serve a constructive purpose...

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