Judges In The News

Is there something in the water in court houses? Venomous Kate has two stories (here and here) of judges not exactly reflecting positivly on the profession.

Update: Here’s another.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A judge in upstate New York has resigned after being accused of saying domestic abuse cases were “a waste of the court’s time” and stating most women asked to get “smacked around,” the state’s Commission on Judicial Conduct says.

Robert Hamley, a former justice of the Hunter Village Court in northern New York’s Greene County resigned after deciding he could not successfully defend himself against charges brought against him by the commission

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  1. michele January 6, 2004
  2. Xrlq January 7, 2004