Cellphone justice: Three weeks in jail for a ringing cellphone

Mariela Acevedo

A judge in Long Island went Judge Judy on a 17-year-old girl who was in court facing drug possession charges after her cellphone started ringing during a hearing. The judge had already warned everyone to shut off all electronic devices or face contempt charges, and when the girl's cellphone started ringing he setenced her to 21 days in jail, which she had to start serving immediately.