Penelope Soto

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Judge Forgives Teen Who Flipped Him Off

Penelope Soto won't have to serve 30 days

(Newser) - Remember Penelope Soto , the Florida teen who became so enraged at a judge's treatment of her that she flipped him the bird and dropped an f-bomb? All is forgiven, reports NBC Miami . Soto tearfully apologized to Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jorge Rodriguez-Chomat yesterday, calling her behavior "irrational." Rodriguez-Chomat... More »

It's Never Wise to Flip Off the Judge in Court

Florida's Penelope Soto learns the hard way

(Newser) - It should have been a routine bond hearing on a minor drug charge, but Florida's Penelope Soto has instead become a viral video star for all the wrong reasons, reports the Miami Herald . The 18-year-old wasn't taking the proceeding too seriously, smiling and laughing as the Miami-Dade judge... More »

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