2nd Circ. Lets Retaliation Suit Against Judge Proceed

Law360, New York (November 16, 2010, 5:42 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has upheld a decision allowing a former family court clerk to move forward with her suit accusing a New York state judge of retaliating against her after she refused to “dish dirt” on a judge from an opposing political party.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Monday affirmed a lower court’s denial of a summary judgment bid by New York State Fifth Judicial District Administrative Judge James C. Tormey and other defendants in the suit brought by Bobette...
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