NY Judge Could Face Censure For Misuse Of Staff

Law360, New York (January 9, 2014, 5:55 PM EST) -- The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct has determined that a New York trial judge should be censured for having her staff perform personal tasks and inviting them to participate in religious activities outside of the courthouse.

The commission found that Mary Brigantti-Hughes, who has served as a judge on the New York Supreme Court in Bronx County since 2005, had staff perform personal tasks during business hours, such as supervising her young child at the courthouse, picking up and watching the child after school,...
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