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A Las Vegas judge facing ethics violations around her social media posts, including one where she posed in a hot tub with public defenders, responded about her potential discipline with lyrics from a Cardi B song, including the words: “Get money, go hard, you’re [expletive] right.”

Last Wednesday, the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline filed a formal statement of charges against Clark County District Court Judge Erika Ballou. Two charges Ballou faces center around the posts, one where she appears to state that cases in which defendants are not in custody should be tossed out and another in which she posed with two individuals from the Clark County Public Defender’s office in a hot tub and referred to “t***.”

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