An honest Michigan jury did the right thing and acquitted this guy today. Congratulations to lawyer Nick Somberg for taking on this fight and winning.
This guy was charged with a misdemeanor ("malicious use" of a telecommunications service), sent to jail, and hit with a $500,000 bail demand because he criticized a judge on Facebook. via
It looks like courts have at least two sitting judges who exhibit such flagrant ignorance of the law that they should not be admitted to practice, let alone sit on the bench.