Ohio Judge Must Undergo Psych Evaluation After Misconduct

Law360, New York (August 16, 2017, 3:02 PM EDT) -- The Committee on Judicial Conduct and Disability has ruled that the Sixth Circuit was right to reprimand an Ohio federal judge for not complying with an investigation by refusing a mental health exam, but wrong to take away the judge's cases for two years.

There was enough evidence to support the Sixth Circuit’s order that U.S. District Judge John R. Adams, who was initially investigated for threatening a federal magistrate judge with contempt for missing a deadline, submit to a mental health screening and to discipline...
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