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Attorney Rhia Bornmann Spears (at lectern, left) addresses reporters at a Sept. 18, 2018, Capitol press conference, less than two weeks before she was cited for “direct contempt" by a Morrison County District Court judge. Her client, Amanda Weber, stands to her left. (Staff photo: Kevin Featherly)
Attorney Rhia Bornmann Spears (at lectern, left) addresses reporters at a Sept. 18, 2018, Capitol press conference, less than two weeks before she was cited for “direct contempt" by a Morrison County District Court judge. Her client, Amanda Weber, stands to her left. (Staff photo: Kevin Featherly)

Appeals court slaps down contempt citation, fine

A Morrison County judge was wrong to impose a contempt citation and $1,000 fine on an attorney representing a young mother in a child-protection case.

About Kevin Featherly

Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

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