Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Tracie Hunter suffered a medical episode Tuesday afternoon and passed out in her courtroom.

Hunter was taken to the hospital around 1:30 P.M Tuesday, this is the second time she was recently hospitalized.

Hunter's lawyer acknowledged she is dealing with health issues but did not elaborate further, she was treated and released on Nov. 21.

Hunter is currently under investigation due to allegations that someone in her courtroom deliberately backdated court documents. Hunter has cited a "disproportionate caseload".