Q: Is it ok for the judge to say "well what do you want me to do hes a danger to himself the community hes a meth head."
He is 16 yrs oldHe did not test dirty when he was arrested but has prior.can and how do i go about filing a complaint?
A judge has a lot of latitude to say what he feels will impact someone he is speaking to or sentencing or ruling on a request for ROR or lowered bond etc. Judges have an ethical duty to be courteous and to treat every person who comes before the court with dignity.
It sounds from your question as if the court is actually speaking to the parents? of the youth?
As far as filing a complaint, you are able to complain about a judge by writing to the Idaho Judicial Council:
P.O. Box 1397
Boise, Idaho 83701
Phone: (208) 334-5213
Fax: (208) 334-2253
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