Mass. Judge Accused Of Obstructing ICE Gets Pay Restored

By Aaron Leibowitz (August 13, 2019, 12:09 PM EDT) -- Massachusetts' highest court issued an order Tuesday morning restoring pay for state Judge Shelley M. Joseph dating back to April 25, when she was suspended without pay following her indictment for allegedly helping a man escape an immigration officer at her courthouse.

The Supreme Judicial Court said that in other cases where it has suspended judges without pay, the court had access to the evidence collected by its Commission on Judicial Misconduct, three justices wrote in a concurring opinion. But in Judge Joseph's case, the information presented to a federal grand jury remains confidential.

"This court does not know what evidence...

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