A DuPage County judge has been tapped to preside over a politically delicate battery case against Cook County Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Brim, who was arrested earlier this year at the downtown Daley Center court complex after allegedly shoving a sheriff’s deputy and throwing a set of keys near a security checkpoint. Two Cook County judges have recused themselves from the Chicago case, and Cook County Chief Judge Evans asked the Illinois Supreme Court for permission to appoint an out-of-county judge to the case — a request that was granted Nov. 15th.Ms. Brim, the honorable, won reelection with 63.5% of the vote. This was during the time her case was all over the papers. Voters didn't seem to mind. Said the honorable Ms. Brim, quoted in the Chicago Trib.:
“I’m just happy the people voted me back in”H/t - to a very fine anarcho-libertarian blog from Chicago, Mark Stoval's On the Mark. Gorgeous lay-out! Give it a view.