NJ Judge Accused Of Name-Calling, Pulling Worker By Ear

Law360, New York (April 3, 2014, 3:41 PM EDT) -- Mercer County, N.J.'s presiding criminal judge violated ethical standards by repeatedly humiliating a drug court worker and demeaning other subordinates with name-calling, such as referring to one employee as his “little pet,” according to a complaint released Thursday.

Superior Court Judge Gerald J. Council purportedly insulted multiple employees, but much of the complaint from disciplinary counsel for New Jersey's Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct concerns a series of confrontations in 2012 between the judge and a drug court coordinator he once oversaw, including a courtroom incident...
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