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Chad Johnson

FL Attorney General Rips Judge

You Overreacted!

6/11/2013 2:12 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Chad Johnson did NOT deserve 30 days in jail after slapping his lawyer's butt ... so says the Attorney General of Florida who tells TMZ ... Chad's punishment doesn't fit the crime.

We asked FL Atty. Gen. Pam Bondi how she felt about Judge Kathleen McHugh throwing the book at Chad after he tapped his lawyer's butt in court yesterday ... and here's the answer we got:

"Although we never condone domestic violence, this event seems to question judicial temperament, not the subject matter before the court."

So, what does it all mean? Here's Harvey to break it down ...

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61.

Dak    

She is SO RIGHT. I like her.

410 days ago
62.

KellyBFan    

ordinary people dont get this kind of special treatment from the atty-gen of fl

410 days ago
63.

DavidJ.    

Bleach blonde skank judge in desperate search for her Judge Judy type show.

410 days ago
64.

JesusSaves    

That judge should be locked up in a nut house! She acted like a psycho!!! No wonder she's going through a divorce...

409 days ago
65.

Shakia Williams    

The Judge should be reprimanded by a higher authority for lack of intelligence! Chad Johnson is a FOOTBALL PLAYER! The slap on the rear is a term of endearment exhibited by many athletes to express gratitude or excitement! I hope Chad gets out, but that Judge should be held in contempt for wasting taxpayers dollars by trying to go down in history for exerting her power on a celeb/athlete. Trying to make an example out of him over something so petty deserves an evaluation! She set women back! This is exactly why it's so hard for woman to advance in the professional field! She need someone to judge her, because she has proven that she doesn't know what she is doing in that position!

409 days ago
66.

SPIDEY    

Wow fighting for the black guy..a TMZ first...super shocked

409 days ago
67.

c    

The judge is a c u n t. There, translation complete.

409 days ago
68.

SStev441    

The judge clearly overreacted by giving Chad jail time, what he did was a sign of respect that is used currently in the NFL. The judge clearly doesn't watch football and should not be handling a football star case.

409 days ago
69.

charles.dickens    

Even the staff of the court room, (the sheriff behind him and another armed staff member) laughed, too. She should probably punish her staff, too. She know's she out of line... let's just wait and see what she says.

409 days ago
70.

Mimi    

Dude's a douche, but that was in no way worth 30 days in jail. Did anyone else notice that she didn't even see what he did? She only reacted to the laughter. Judge the case, not the person.

409 days ago
71.

Legal Eagle    

I work in the same courthouse where this went down. Judge McHugh is not going through any divorce from any husband...she's an open lesbian.

408 days ago
72.

Genie    

If she is that insecure over her lack of power, then she needs to be stripped of her power over anyone. SAD WOMAN!!!!!

408 days ago
73.

Rich    

Broward County Judge Kathleen McHugh, we all hope this Judge loses her job. She is the worst I have seen.

404 days ago
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