'Abusive' NY Judge Suspended While Court Mulls Removal

By Kali Hays (May 4, 2016, 5:19 PM EDT) -- A New York judge who was found by a judicial oversight commission to have a history of bullying and verbally abusing court staffers has been suspended with pay pending a review of the allegations against him.

Chief Judge Janet DiFiore of the Court of Appeals for the State of New York said in an April 28 order that Judge Alan Simon will immediately be suspended from his position as a justice of the Spring Valley Village Court and the Ramapo Town Court in Rockland County while the court proceeds with his request that the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct's...

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