Glenn B. Manishin's answer Bail him out and hire a criminal defense lawyer. If the "probable cause" for arrrest was as flimsy as you say, the charges should be dropped or reduced to a misdemeanor by the prosecuting state attorney. Handling a criminal case "pro per" (without counsel) is a recipe for disaster.
Paul Stanko's answer Having been a judge, I can tell you that judges are presumed to be unbiased. If your husband was represented by counsel (and I assume he was), his attorney should have asked for recusal if he thought there was bias. If the judge then denied a request for recusal, that could be appealed to a higher court. Trying to overturn a conviction based on bias if you failed to preserve error is difficult.
Robert Jason De Groot's answer It is not just an opening brief that will be filed, there will be probably two more briefs filed, an answer brief and a reply brief. You asked this question over 2 years ago. Is there a decision yet?
Robert Jason De Groot's answer It depends upon the facts. Has this already happened? Basically, it is not the right question to ask if something that has already happened can happen. It already has happened. The question then becomes, what can be done about it.
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