Meet the judge who went viral for his creative punishments

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Painesville, Ohio, Judge Michael Cicconetti say he believes in making the punishment fit the crime.
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Destiny duhh
Destiny duhh

He stole porn

2018-03-02
AllRequired
AllRequired

If this kind of justice were on The Shield...

2018-01-04
LiL Clown
LiL Clown

I love this judge

2018-03-24
nicole leos
nicole leos

That girl with the dog neglect I want to beat her face in

2018-01-27
123 Daniel
123 Daniel

This judge is the king of Would You Rather lol

2017-06-08
Centauri A Gaming
Centauri A Gaming

If I did a major crime and the judge gives me a choice to either 50 years in prison, or walk all the way across Antarctica. I'd choose the long journey walk across Antarctica. *Then all of a sudden he sends me there during the Summer time in July* Me: "Fuck it's dark and cold here! I got to do this if I don't want to rot in prison for 50 years."

2018-02-28
Jack
Jack

This guy has some King Solomon-like wisdom. It's actually pretty genius. He both gets personal with each case and usually finds a way to give back to the community.

2018-01-05
BP Rob
BP Rob

The ogre who neglected her dog should have gone to jail!

2018-01-13
Erica Gavel
Erica Gavel

"Gavel banging judge." *looks at my last name* HAHAHA NOT FUNNY

2018-01-04
Katie Redhead
Katie Redhead

I would make someone post their browser history on social media.

2016-12-11
Vashti Thomas
Vashti Thomas

Woman with the dog did not get harsh enough of a sentence. Should have at least had to do it a week. And then 6mos volunteering at an animal rescue cleaning out pens. I like the idea of this but some were too lenient. The pepper spray was whack!! They should have meaningful punishments that involve giving back/paying restitution.

2018-01-26
yes sir
yes sir

That fat girl should have done 8 hours everyday for a week ..... and that fake pepper spray ... really....

2018-01-19
Peter Kim
Peter Kim

At least the dog is fine.

2018-03-01
Numis Collector
Numis Collector

All judges should be like him!

2018-02-01
Mandi's Channel
Mandi's Channel

I Think this should be implemented throughout all courtrooms.. for petty cases such as these.. repeat offenders or serious crimes.. these "punishments" should go accordingly inside of the prison. It's creative, and, with a touch of humiliation, gets the point across. I believe his way of "punishment" is both ethical and financially clever.. as well as unique.. given the criminals have a choice between theses "punishments" and jail time, just makes it that much better. Kudos to you Judge!!

2017-10-16
Jack Wiseman
Jack Wiseman

What happened to cruel and UNUSUAL punishment? Judge “Did you take your dumb pills today”.

2018-01-06
Danilo Tepavcevic
Danilo Tepavcevic

Imagine getting pepper sprayed in the eyes and the punishment for the suspect is getting water sprayed in their face

2018-03-22
William Vaughn
William Vaughn

I can appreciate his opinion and commitment. However I highly disagree with his sentencing. This is because at what point is the line drawn/ what I mean to say is that for example the fat gal committing and admitting to animal cruelty. Now here's where I'm at that offense. So your telling me that 8 hours of walking picking up trash at dump equates to abandoning the dog for a week in that house environment. Which first off all the condition of the house looks and I'm going bet smells like a dump. Now just on that wouldn't she just be at home ...Right well I would think so . Secondly the dog most likely suffered possible medical issues that will plague it for life and the fat bitch gets what an inconvenient 8 hours.....Get the fuck out here. Anyway bottom line here folks while his perspective is something to be appreciated his execution is flat out dead wrong.

2018-01-01
Empire State
Empire State

This judge is so awesome! His punishments which reflect the crime certainly teach the perp a lesson. And best of all, much less burden on taxpayers who have to fund jails!!! It makes everyone (including the perp) happier while teaching them a good lesson. Sure he's harsh when offering 30 days in jail as a sentence for skipping out on a cab fare, but he's also super lenient by offering only a 20 mile walk as an alternative! Same goes for the other sentences. 90 and 60 days in jail for unintentional animal neglect and stealing a bike are ridiculously long, but spending 8 hours in a trash dump and being forced to participate in a parade are much more lenient (and much more suitable) punishments. If only all judges were like this ...

2018-01-05
S.
S.

Now this is a judge people can respect.

2017-07-08
Alena Gallagher
Alena Gallagher

This judge is classic

2017-12-29
Kris Wu Yifan
Kris Wu Yifan

I'd be pissed if I sued someone who pepper sprayed me for no reason, and all they got was sprayed with water or whatever that was.

2018-03-10
U_r_stupid
U_r_stupid

Him > Judge Judy

2018-01-09
TORRIE.
TORRIE.

Um. No, send them to jail. Tf.

2018-01-05
dzabageo
dzabageo

Rob a bank? Your punishment is for a bank to rob you. Uh oh already happening 😂

2017-12-09
Can I get subs with nothing lol 10,000????
Can I get subs with nothing lol 10,000????

Get this man ATV show

2018-01-25
realityorfiction
realityorfiction

Forget judge judy this is the judge I want to watch on t.v.

2018-03-08
OzzyOscy
OzzyOscy

I guess I can't argue with the numbers, but something feels so wrong about seeing these offenders smiling, high-fiving and saying how glad they get to do this.

2018-03-02
Flux Mulder
Flux Mulder

I wonder how he handles murders. Life in prison? Or let the victim's family beat you into a pulp?

2018-02-10
MaxKühn
MaxKühn

He is like the good jigsaw

2017-02-16
Kaido
Kaido

I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR SOMEONE LIKE THIS! THIS JUDGE IS PURE JUSTICE!

2017-12-27
Brian Pruett
Brian Pruett

Liberalism is truly a mental disorder!! ABC proved it once again!!!

2018-01-14
Blake Silenzi
Blake Silenzi

This guy is lit

2018-01-31
Ed Zh
Ed Zh

this is the dumbest shit... get sprayed by what she thought was pepper spray. fuck me. atleast make them do smt for the community

2018-03-07
Lilliam Pumpernickle
Lilliam Pumpernickle

Lowkey looks like George Bush

2018-01-09
Kermit the Frog
Kermit the Frog

Now thats what I call a judge I like.

2018-02-11
RoachDawgGreatestOfAllTime
RoachDawgGreatestOfAllTime

God save new mexico and all walks of life that in habit it the Spanish culture is truly a blessing for this land we call america

2018-03-24
Thatoneguy ooo
Thatoneguy ooo

This is genius

2018-03-12
mineglib
mineglib

I'd walk 30 miles now that pokemon go is out

2016-07-13
AlphaCentauri24
AlphaCentauri24

Yep petty cases can have such punishments as a form of deterrence but above-petty offence require jail time irrespective of whether the criminal get more smart in jail.

2018-01-12
ZoshaPlayz 109
ZoshaPlayz 109

Give this man a cookie

2018-03-09
Phyllis Michailidis
Phyllis Michailidis

OMG I love this judge...

2018-02-18
Mark Mccormic
Mark Mccormic

I wish I had this judge right now

2018-01-31
SH4D0WXR33CONt1
SH4D0WXR33CONt1

Sometimes the most unorthodox methods, which would likely seem childish or ineffective in the eyes of people in the same profession, are actually the most mature and practical methods. Hope this man keeps doing what he's doing and no one tries to stop him.

2017-04-10
GameArcade
GameArcade

AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! PAINEsville

2018-02-10
Caroline Butler
Caroline Butler

8th amendment ??

2018-03-17
David Hurd
David Hurd

This judge has mad chill.

2018-01-31
Nathan Liu
Nathan Liu

People have porn in public libraries?

2018-04-08
Trazon McMullen
Trazon McMullen

We definitely need more judges like this.

2017-04-18
Rocket Hutchins
Rocket Hutchins

I'll give you two choices, 30days in jail, , or give me a sponge bath. JAIL!

2018-01-10
M.K.D.
M.K.D.

He doesn't give punishment, he gives them choice! And that's what makes him special and different from others!

2018-03-11
archie aberdeen
archie aberdeen

Walk 30 miles that's longer than a MARATHONE!!!! He stole porn why don't you just watch it on your phone or tv

2018-04-09
Coox f
Coox f

This judge is like jigsaw

2018-01-27
William Payton
William Payton

I'm all for it. I think more judges should be like this. Obviously the more violent crimes deserve severe punishment, but for these violations I think the punishments are fitting.

2016-05-12
FunYun Frog
FunYun Frog

The animal neglect woman is a [email protected]!&

2018-04-03
Tephra
Tephra

*D U M B P I L L S*

2018-04-11
Erick Jimenez
Erick Jimenez

5:32 jfk

2018-02-19
Puto Newa
Puto Newa

He look like George bush

2018-03-31
Zamma123
Zamma123

Better than judge judy

2017-01-31
hysterical
hysterical

the 8th amendment tho

2018-01-22
Mr Pink Supreme
Mr Pink Supreme

*Legened*

2018-04-08
cman weavster
cman weavster

This is a good man. If everyone wasn't worried about being so freakin politically correct this country would be a hell of a lot different

2018-03-27
Der, dessen Name nicht genannt werden darf
Der, dessen Name nicht genannt werden darf

Sure, the concept itself isn't that bad with walking but it won't who thinks puplic humiliation will help?? And they only do it, cause the jail time is pretty long. I think you should focus on showing them what they did to the victims and try to resocialize them. Some of those cases were the right choice but others weren't. I do agree on some of them but not all. Sry

2018-01-30
No Name
No Name

What would he give to someone who killed a person?

2018-03-10
Mckenzie Patnaude
Mckenzie Patnaude

I like him!😍😍

2018-03-17
Life Is Tough But So Are You
Life Is Tough But So Are You

For the girl that abused her dog, I would make her spend a week in a landfill, and only give her however much food she gave her dog

2018-03-12
Reverb2005
Reverb2005

i got Mad respect for this judge Mad respect

2017-03-06
Dave Brittain
Dave Brittain

Sitting in jail doing nothing is not always the right choice!

2018-01-06
crossby
crossby

This judge is the next doctor phil

2018-03-04
Lucy
Lucy

i like him

2018-03-28
Lucoa Quetzalcoatl
Lucoa Quetzalcoatl

Damn that boy went to court for stealing a bike, just, wow. Once I had a broken bike and some kids "stole" it but when they brought it back it was all fixed!

2018-01-20
SpringRoll Wang
SpringRoll Wang

National Average return rate 75%, his court 10%. How come his method is more effective than harsh punishment?

2017-07-01
Magic Bro 23
Magic Bro 23

Actually it violates your rights for cruel or unusual punishments but it is cool

2018-01-25
Taintkisser_68
Taintkisser_68

His repeat offense percentage is so low because he judges in a peaceful small town where the crimes are usually minor. That being said, I still like his methods

2018-04-13
Taintkisser_68
Taintkisser_68

Crazy that people value dog lives more than humans

2018-04-13
Aidan Patman-Clark
Aidan Patman-Clark

I love how the town is called "painesville" xD

2018-02-21
Ally Williams
Ally Williams

This makes me want to be a judge....

2016-12-17
Taylor !
Taylor !

If it's working, then god bless this man. They won't do it again.

2018-02-23
my vids are trash
my vids are trash

I’m from the same county where painsville is.

2018-02-05
winstonS
winstonS

He should have a TV show

2018-02-15
Will 2139
Will 2139

I think that we need more judges like this in our country. Creative punishment that beats serving jail time. Can’t go wrong there.

2018-04-06
M&M Knight
M&M Knight

I can give you two choices, 50 days in jail or running down the street naked.

2017-07-28
Funkchild Bass pro
Funkchild Bass pro

He's sentencing white people folks. Not Blacks. Total different sentencing.

2018-01-17
Anete Kest
Anete Kest

He is an idiot. Only in America..

2018-02-05
Breezy 007
Breezy 007

Juju Chang

2018-04-02
Harambe
Harambe

Landwhale in a landfill, sound like a fair punishment.

2018-04-03
Mattershack
Mattershack

I'm surprised that the judge has so much freedom with his sentencing. Hopefully he's allowed to continue

2017-04-23
Monkey The Guru
Monkey The Guru

Much more cost effective than jail

2018-02-05
Laura
Laura

I want to be a judge now😂😂

2018-04-11
SteveRossen
SteveRossen

He might wanna get that mole on his head checked out...

2018-02-11
watchdealer11
watchdealer11

The reoffending rate is so misleading. He sees mainly misdemeanors and townsfolk, not hardened criminals.

2018-01-18
Vansh Sharma
Vansh Sharma

Omg the dog is okay! They should have said that a little sooner, had me all depressed and shit!

2017-06-19
CrystalFox13
CrystalFox13

Juju on dat Chang, on dat Chang.

2018-01-23
Triforce Obtained
Triforce Obtained

What about Frank Caprio?

2018-04-07
Gul Khan
Gul Khan

U guys r lucky to have such a judge. Gud luck judgy👍

2018-01-23
Dmitry Sadchikov
Dmitry Sadchikov

I’m glad the she devil did not get the dog back the dog looks so cute

2018-03-16
Marvin Rojas Penafort
Marvin Rojas Penafort

How do you steal p**n? 😮

2018-03-24
AwesomeNess0211
AwesomeNess0211

When your caught stealing porn😂😂😂

2018-04-08
Brandon L.C.
Brandon L.C.

At 4:41 what did she say?

2018-03-27
Bsprecks
Bsprecks

lol

2018-02-15