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Judicial Misconduct

Lawyers Want Judge Punished For Having Public Defender Handcuffed

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

A group of Nevada defense attorneys has called for sanctions against a judge who had a public defender handcuffed in court last week, saying he has "c...

Judge Gorcyca Disqualified From Tsimhoni Case: Injustice Persists

Hope Loudon | Posted 12.30.2016 | Crime
Hope Loudon

This summer, Judge Gorcyca in Oakland County, Michigan shocked the world when she bullied the Tsimhoni children (then ages 9, 10, and 13), compared them to the disciples of Charles Manson, and sent them to juvenile detention for refusing to see their father who they claim is abusive.

Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission Files Formal Complaint Against Judge Gorcyca

Hope Loudon | Posted 12.14.2016 | Crime
Hope Loudon

The Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission tasked with investigating allegations of judicial misconduct has filed a formal complaint against Judge Lisa G...

We Need Criminal and Civil Justice Reform

Carla DiMare | Posted 08.11.2016 | Politics
Carla DiMare

President Obama recently highlighted the need for criminal justice reform which complements the bipartisan effort to reform our criminal justice system. However, reforming only the criminal justice system falls short of what is needed.

Judge Destroys Lives to Punish Sin

James Peron | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
James Peron

What happened to Zach Anderson shouldn't happen to anyone. The 19-year-old used a dating app to met a young woman. They had sex. She said she was 17, but actually was 14. Zach was arrested and is now a registered sex offender for the next 25 years. The person responsible for this ruling is Judge Dennis Wiley.

A Justice Denied as Bangladesh Prosecutes War Crimes

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 02.01.2014 | World
Ronak D. Desai

Born in bloodshed, Bangladesh seeks a justice long overdue. Regrettably, the very judicial body responsible for delivering that justice instead threatens to further deny it.

Will County Judge Allegedly Accessed Porn From Courthouse Computer

Posted 07.16.2012 | Chicago

The State of Illinois Judicial Inquiry Board filed a complaint Friday in response to a Chicago Sun-Times investigation that reported 243 incidents whe...

Should Justice Thomas Recuse or Resign Based on His Wife's Conduct?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

To my knowledge, no other Supreme Court spouse has ever placed a sitting Justice in this awkward position.