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EL PASO — El Paso attorney Stuart Leeds was sentenced to 30 days in jail after being found guilty of contempt of court for a second time.
It all stemmed from a nepotism trial last year when attorneys Stuart Leeds and Theresa Caballero were both charged with contempt of court. Both were found guilty last August.
The pair accepted a fine of $1,000 and six months probation as part of a plea deal, but the judge rejected the punishment saying it wasn't enough.
Leeds and Caballero then filed a motion to have the judge removed from the case, saying he was prejudiced against them.
The Supreme Court agreed, and a new judge was appointed. Leed's new conviction and sentence Wednesdau will be automatically appealed.
Caballero was also found guilty of the same charge last month, but is still awaiting sentencing.
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