Tuesday, October 19, 2010
A town court justice (who is not an attorney) has been admonished by the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct. According to this press release, the justice improperly served as both judge and court clerk, sold raffle tickets on behalf of her son's wrestling club, participated in a fund-raising car wash for her softball team, and failed to appear for sentencing on a leash law violation.
The sanction was an agreed disposition. The justice will not seek or accept future judicial office when her term expires at the end of the year. (Mike Frisch)