William Raines makes ‘sexist’ remarks about Bill Cosby’s NY lawyer


A Chicago decide has been accused of creating sexist feedback a few New York lawyer who repped Bill Cosby — after reportedly getting caught on a sizzling mic asking, “Can you imagine waking up next to her every day?”

Cook County Judge William Raines appeared to have thought his courtroom’s live-stream cameras have been off when he made disparaging feedback about Jennifer Bonjean, WGN News said.

“’Did you see her going nuts, glasses off, fingers through her hair … It’s insane,’” Bonjean recalled listening to the decide ask a prosecutor.

“Can you imagine waking up next to her every day? Oh my God!” the decide stated, according to The Chicago Sun-Times, citing transcripts together with in a courtroom movement to protect video of the dialog.

Assistant state’s lawyer Susie Bucaro reportedly then chimed in saying, “There can be a variety of issues incorrect in my life if I used to be waking up subsequent to her on daily basis.’

The decide reportedly added, “I couldn’t have a visual on that if you paid me.”

Jennifer Bonjean and Bill Cosby. Jennifer Bonjean beforehand defended Bill Cosby. Gilbert Carrasquillo / SplashNew

Bonjean — who has repped many high-profile circumstances, together with disgraced “America’s Dad” Cosby — instructed WGN the decide’s abusive feedback got here “out of nowhere [and] for no apparent reason.”

Her paralegal managed to get a transcript, and on Thursday one other decide permitted Bonjean’s emergency movement to protect the video, the Sun-Times stated.

Bonjean stated she meant to file a criticism with the Judicial Inquiry Board over the “sexist and offensive” feedback.

Pictured: Jennifer BonjeanReferring to Bonjean, Cook County Judge William Raines stated, “Can you imagine waking up next to her every day? Oh my God!”WGN-TV

“He should not be presiding over things as important as criminal court proceedings where people’s lives hang in the balance,” she instructed WGN.

A spokeswoman for the state’s lawyer’s workplace known as the feedback by prosecutors caught within the hot-mic second “unacceptable.”

“Their actions reflect poorly on the work of our office and the entire criminal justice system. State’s Attorney [Kim] Foxx has spoken directly with both ASAs and as a personnel matter, this will be addressed appropriately,” they stated in a press release to each shops.

A spokeswoman for Cook County’s Chief Judge Tim Evans stated he would maintain a gathering of the circuit courtroom’s government committee subsequent week to debate the feedback by Raines, who was recused from the preliminary case.

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