No. 89-5590.

906 F.2d 248 (1990)

In re Edward Witt CHANDLER, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Decided June 28, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Edward Witt Chandler, Memphis, Tenn., pro se.

Before MARTIN and GUY, Circuit Judges, and DOWD, District Judge.

BOYCE F. MARTIN, JR., Circuit Judge.

Edward Witt Chandler is an attorney upon whom the district court summarily imposed a fine of $95 for contempt of court. Mr. Chandler was ninety-five minutes late for an appearance before the district court on behalf of his client, Virgil Cook, scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on March 30, 1989. We reverse the imposition of criminal contempt because we feel that summary disposition was inappropriate under Fed.R.Crim.P. 42(a). In addition...

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