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As the example implies, merely speaking in an improper tone to a judge may lead to being held in contempt.
The majority declared that "EchoStar had ample notice of what it had been ordered to do" and ruled EchoStar could be held in contempt for violating this injunction.
Wigand could be held in contempt if he follows Scruggs' advice to give a deposition in a Mississippi court case before he has cooperated with B&W in accordance with the agreement.
Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on March 30, 1994, recommending that Monfort be held in contempt for engaging in numerous discriminatory and retaliatory actions against employees supporting the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW).
After threatening to sue us and have us thrown in English jails for telling the truth about Rogers and The Funds, they next threatened to have THQ/Jakks, the WWE's videogame licensee, held in contempt of the English courts if THQ/Jakks sold certain classic videogames of WWE performers because the gameplay had the former WWF scratch logo of my client embedded in the gameplay," said McDevitt.
Campbell said he will not decide if the prosecutors should be held in contempt for withholding key evidence in the sentencing of convicted cop-killer Michael Raymond Johnson because Campbell endorsed one witness' appointment to the bench.
In order for the court to demand ESC and Eckhouse to show cause as to why they should not be held in contempt, the court asked Messrs.