Friday, December 7, 2012
William Adams, the Texas judge who was suspended last year after a nearly 8-minute video from 2004 of him beating his then 16-year old, disabled daughter with a whip for downloading music off the Internet surfaced on YouTube, has been reinstated to his previous position. Adams was never prosecuted for the crime because too much time (7 years) had passed to bring criminal charges against the judge. His 2013 salary will be cut 1.6% to $144,000 and he “may no longer preside over the physical domestic abuse cases that previously comprised much of his court docket.”
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