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Former L.A. Mayor James Hahn lands in traffic court — as judge
Former L.A. Mayor James Hahn lands in traffic court — as judge

Peter Horton, the television actor who played Gary on "Thirtysomething," stood at the defendant's table in a Santa Monica courtroom and told the judge why he'd skipped his trial for allegedly failing to stop for a school bus boarding children. "I was directing a film in Morocco," Horton said. Unimpressed, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge James K. Hahn told Horton he was "not even allowed to leave the state" while awaiting trial. "I can't not support my family," Horton retorted. "You set the trial date," Hahn snapped, raising his voice. "You weren't here. I find you guilty of violating your promise to...

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