Censured LA Judge Wants Supreme Court To Weigh In

Law360, New York (June 16, 2017, 9:47 PM EDT) -- A California judge who was publicly admonished for making disparaging comments to four prospective jurors is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his case, claiming that the structure of the state disciplinary process denied him due process.

Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Edmund W. Clarke was publicly censured by California’s Commission on Judicial Performance in September for accusing a woman of lying about her English-speaking proficiency and ordering another prospective juror to wait in the hall even though he dismissed her because she criticized...
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