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155) In addition, it may provide other strategic advantages as the nonsanctioned party might feel free to litigate more aggressively and the party held in contempt may be more reserved.
Duane was held in contempt of the Senate on March 27, 1800, and released by resolution adopted on May 14, 1800, the last day of the session, by a vote of 13-4.
Despite his pleas to the court clerk that he had to make an urgent phone call to his wife during the break, Hanlon was threatened with an added offence of being held in contempt of court if he left its confines.
Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that an officer of a Michigan company could be held in contempt of court for the business's lack of compliance with a court order, even though the officer had not been subject to any legal action, such as a lawsuit or indictment, as an individual.