This is actually good news. It being news at all is unfortunately, not good:
A US judge has been removed from the bench for jailing 46 people after none would admit to having a mobile phone that began ringing during his court session.[Editors note: if you're a regular reader, you've probably noticed (for which I apologize) a lack of original content. It's true, but things should be back to normal here in a few days.]
Judge Robert Restaino "snapped" and "engaged in what can only be described as two hours of inexplicable madness" during the 2005 session, Raoul Felder, chairman of the New York state Commission on Judicial Conduct, wrote in the decision to remove the judge today.