"When you pick a fight with a judge, ultimately, you are gonna lose. Not today, but five years from now, 10 years from now, six years from now. That judge is going to remember you, always, always."
"And, you know, when you do -- there is an old saying that if you go after a judge, you better kill him. Because, like I said, it's true."
Anthony Alfieri, founder and director of the University of Miami law school's Center for Ethics and Public Service, called Labarga's statements in open court "injudicious and unwise."
Alfieri: "They damage the credibility of individual judges and tarnish the integrity of the courts as a public institution."
Labarga did not recall making the specific statements.
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