Ill conduct; improper or unlawful behavior. Such as to support contempt conviction is conduct inappropriate to particular role of actor, be he judge, juror, party, witness, counsel or spectator. U. S. v. Seale, C.A.I1L, 461 F.2d 345, 366

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