Monday, December 18, 2017
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)