Monday, December 18, 2017

Facebook Post Gets Town Court Justice Removed

The New York Commission on Judicial Conduct accepted the resignation of a town court justice.

The commission and justice stipulated to the misconduct

Judge Clarkin was apprised by the Commission in November 2017 that it was investigating a Complaint that he made public comments on Facebook criticizing public officials and a New York State gun regulation law and conveying bias in favor of law enforcement and against a political organization, a social activist group, and members of a religious group.

He is not an attorney.

The Observer Dispatch covered the story.  (Mike Frisch)

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/2017/12/the-new-york-commission-on-judicial-conduct-accepted-the-resignation-of-an-town-court-justice.html

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