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AllAfrica.com
The Battle to Save PDP's Soulfor Makarfi and co. Besides the contempt of court hanging on them, there was t
The Battle to Save PDP's Soul
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
for Makarfi and co. Besides the contempt of court hanging on them, there was the investigation initiated by the National Judicial Council (NJC) which outcome the factions felt should be preempted by reaching political solutions... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Attorneys, magistrates seek spot as Dillingham Superior Court judgebackgrounds. Judge Patricia Douglass announced earlier this year that she was
Attorneys, magistrates seek spot as Dillingham Superior Court judge
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted yesterday
backgrounds. Judge Patricia Douglass announced earlier this year that she was not seeking to retain her seat. The Alaska Judicial Council is responsible for soliciting and vetting potential new judges in Alaska, although the final decision is... Read more
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Calgary Sun
NDP wants more diversity on the benchover their conduct in sexual assault trials. Justice Robin Camp, now a federal
NDP wants more diversity on the bench
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
over their conduct in sexual assault trials. Justice Robin Camp, now a federal judge, is the subject of a Canadian Judicial Council inquiry over comments he made as a provincial court judge in 2014. In that trial, he asked the complainant... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Police seize Montreal reporter’s computer to find source for storyon Thursday. Provincial police seized Journal de Montreal reporter Michael Ngu
Police seize Montreal reporter’s computer to find source for story
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
on Thursday. Provincial police seized Journal de Montreal reporter Michael Nguyen’s computer at the behest of Quebec’s judicial council on Wednesday at the offices of the tabloid newspaper. Managing Editor George Kalogerakis said Thursday the... Read more
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CTV News
Police seize Montreal reporter's computer to find source for story against judgeon Thursday. Provincial police seized Journal de Montreal reporter Michael Ngu
Police seize Montreal reporter's computer to find source for story against judge
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
on Thursday. Provincial police seized Journal de Montreal reporter Michael Nguyen's computer at the behest of Quebec's judicial council on Wednesday at the offices of the tabloid newspaper. Managing Editor George Kalogerakis said Thursday the... Read more
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Raw Story
Federal judge retires to duck consequences of sex harassment probe — and still collect $200K a yearJudge Walter S. Smith of Waco submitted his resignation to President Barack Oba
Federal judge retires to duck consequences of sex harassment probe — and still collect $200K a year
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
Judge Walter S. Smith of Waco submitted his resignation to President Barack Obama late last week. He had been hit by Judicial Council of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals with a one-year suspension from hearing criminal or civil cases... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Bail policies put unfair burden on low-income defendants, Texas judge saysand Sharon Keller, the presiding judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals,
Bail policies put unfair burden on low-income defendants, Texas judge says
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
and Sharon Keller, the presiding judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, this year instructed the Texas Judicial Council to develop recommendations to make the pretrial process apply equally to defendants regardless of their... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Bail policies put unfair burden on low-income defendants, Texas judge saysand Sharon Keller, the presiding judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals,
Bail policies put unfair burden on low-income defendants, Texas judge says
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 3 days ago
and Sharon Keller, the presiding judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, this year instructed the Texas Judicial Council to develop recommendations to make the pretrial process apply equally to defendants regardless of their... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Bail policies put unfair burden on low-income defendants, Texas judge saysand Sharon Keller, the presiding judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals,
Bail policies put unfair burden on low-income defendants, Texas judge says
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
and Sharon Keller, the presiding judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, this year instructed the Texas Judicial Council to develop recommendations to make the pretrial process apply equally to defendants regardless of their... Read more
3 related stories
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Bail policies put unfair burden on low-income defendants, Texas judge saysand Sharon Keller, the presiding judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals,
Bail policies put unfair burden on low-income defendants, Texas judge says
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
and Sharon Keller, the presiding judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, this year instructed the Texas Judicial Council to develop recommendations to make the pretrial process apply equally to defendants regardless of their... Read more
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The Jewish Press
ZOA Condemns UC Berkeley Course on Dismantling Israeldenies he is an anti-Semite, but he blocked the appointment of a Jewish student
ZOA Condemns UC Berkeley Course on Dismantling Israel
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
denies he is an anti-Semite, but he blocked the appointment of a Jewish student to San Francisco State University’s Student Judicial Council on the grounds that the individual supported the State of Israel and was thus a racist by definition... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Be Apolitical, Shun Corruption, CJN Tells Judgescolleagues", adding that the situation which recently played out at the Federal
Be Apolitical, Shun Corruption, CJN Tells Judges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
colleagues", adding that the situation which recently played out at the Federal High Court is already before the National Judicial Council (NJC). He therefore charged judges to put their differences aside and work towards the efficient delivery... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s court reporters are long overdue for a raisepaid 0.85 cents for every 100 words, a rate that hasn’t changed since 1991. So
California’s court reporters are long overdue for a raise
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
paid 0.85 cents for every 100 words, a rate that hasn’t changed since 1991. So why haven’t the courts or the California Judicial Council granted an increase? Technically, they are not allowed to because the rate is in state law. In the past 25... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NJC Investigates Judges Delivering Conflicting JudgmentsAbuja — The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has said t
NJC Investigates Judges Delivering Conflicting Judgments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Abuja — The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has said that the National Judicial Council (NJC) is investigating judges delivering conflicting judgments on same issues. The CJN, who was delivering his address at the special... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Probe of Judges Over Conflicting Court Judgments BeginsThe National Judicial Council (NJC) has stated its resolve to investigate and s
Probe of Judges Over Conflicting Court Judgments Begins
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has stated its resolve to investigate and sanction some judges who may have been compromised to deliver contradictory judgments in cases brought before them. The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NJC Commences Investigation of Justice Okon Abang, Two OthersThe Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mahmud Mohammed, has said that the National Judic
NJC Commences Investigation of Justice Okon Abang, Two Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mahmud Mohammed, has said that the National Judicial Council is currently investigating cases of contrasting judgements emanating from courts of coordinate jurisdiction. Mr. Mohammed stated this at the swearing in of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Only Judges, Not Lawyers, Should Be Appointed Chief Justice of Nigeria - Outgoing CJNbe followed in appointing a Justice of the Supreme Court, or indeed a substanti
Why Only Judges, Not Lawyers, Should Be Appointed Chief Justice of Nigeria - Outgoing CJN
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
be followed in appointing a Justice of the Supreme Court, or indeed a substantive chief justice of Nigeria. The National Judicial Council recommends, the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria approves, and the Senate confirms such... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Inquiry into judge’s handling of rape case aims to reassure victims: ministerthis is not how you will be treated,’” Ms. Ganley told The Globe and Mail, expl
Inquiry into judge’s handling of rape case aims to reassure victims: minister
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
this is not how you will be treated,’” Ms. Ganley told The Globe and Mail, explaining why she complained to the Canadian Judicial Council about Federal Court Justice Robin Camp. Justice Camp was a member of Alberta Provincial Court in 2014 when... Read more
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Los Banos Enterprise
New courthouse celebrated as state-of-the-art relief for West Side servicesBanos courthouse was kept, along with new courthouses planned in Sonora and Mod
New courthouse celebrated as state-of-the-art relief for West Side services
Los Banos Enterprise / Posted 8 days ago
Banos courthouse was kept, along with new courthouses planned in Sonora and Modesto. The latter two are on hold after the Judicial Council of California on Aug. 26 opted not to proceed to the next phases of the projects until state court officials... Read more
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The Christian Post
UMC Court to Review Bishop's Decision Overruling LGBT Resolution to Defy Church Rules on Homosexualitycalling for a refusal to enforce rules regarding homosexuality as outlined in t
UMC Court to Review Bishop's Decision Overruling LGBT Resolution to Defy Church Rules on Homosexuality
The Christian Post / Posted 8 days ago
calling for a refusal to enforce rules regarding homosexuality as outlined in the Book of Discipline. The United Methodist Judicial Council, the highest legal authority for the Mainline denomination, is scheduled to review Bishop Devadhar's ruling... Read more
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CTV News
More Alberta judges scrutinized for handling of sex assault casesdidn't keep her knees together and referred her as "the accused" during the 201
More Alberta judges scrutinized for handling of sex assault cases
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
didn't keep her knees together and referred her as "the accused" during the 2014 trial, a mistake he repeated at a Canadian Judicial Council hearing last week before quickly correcting himself. University of British Columbia law professor Emma... Read more
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CTV News
Three Alberta judges scrutinized for remarksdidn't keep her knees together and referred her as "the accused" during the 201
Three Alberta judges scrutinized for remarks
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
didn't keep her knees together and referred her as "the accused" during the 2014 trial, a mistake he repeated at a Canadian Judicial Council hearing last week before quickly correcting himself. University of British Columbia law professor Emma... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Judge could lose job for berating rape victim: 'Why couldn't you just keep your knees together?'Robin Camp's remarks during a 2014 sexual assault trial, according to a notice
Judge could lose job for berating rape victim: 'Why couldn't you just keep your knees together?'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
Robin Camp's remarks during a 2014 sexual assault trial, according to a notice of allegations posted on the Canadian Judicial Council website: "Why couldn't you just keep your knees together? Why didn't you just sink your bottom down into... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for Franklin P. Lambto the Democratic National Committee, representing the state of Oregon. Lamb se
Author's Page for Franklin P. Lamb
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
to the Democratic National Committee, representing the state of Oregon. Lamb served on the Democratic National Committee Judicial Council with California Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi as well as the Platform Committee on East-West Relations.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Third Alberta judge faces review over handling of sex-assault casenot keep her knees together. He is now facing the possibility of dismissal afte
Third Alberta judge faces review over handling of sex-assault case
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
not keep her knees together. He is now facing the possibility of dismissal after a public hearing convened by the Canadian Judicial Council. Justice Camp’s case is before the judicial council because Alberta’s Justice Minister made a complaint. Mr.... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Marchers set to take back the nightCamp. The former Alberta Provincial Court judge was recently the subject of an
Marchers set to take back the night
Sarnia Observer / Posted 10 days ago
Camp. The former Alberta Provincial Court judge was recently the subject of an inquiry by a committee of the Canadian Judicial Council into his future on the Federal Court bench after Camp asked a sexual assault complainant during a 2014 trial... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SA-born judge told woman to 'keep her knees together' in rape trialhouse party when she was 19, were misguided and alarming, according to the noti
SA-born judge told woman to 'keep her knees together' in rape trial
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
house party when she was 19, were misguided and alarming, according to the notice of allegations put to him by the Canadian Judicial Council, a federal body that reviews judges. Camp was born and educated in South Africa. “Why didn't you just sink... Read more
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News 8000
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape caserape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Jud
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape case
News 8000 / Posted 10 days ago
rape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position. The case in question took... Read more
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The Christian Post
Tampons in Men's Bathrooms and Other Campus Crazinessdenies that he is anti-Semite, "he blocked the appointment of a Jewish student
Tampons in Men's Bathrooms and Other Campus Craziness
The Christian Post / Posted 11 days ago
denies that he is anti-Semite, "he blocked the appointment of a Jewish student to San Francisco State University's Student Judicial Council on the grounds that the individual supported the State of Israel and was thus a racist by definition." With... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Judge who asked rape victim why she couldn't keep knees together faces removalshe'd been raped herself, called her father's comments "disgraceful" but said h
Judge who asked rape victim why she couldn't keep knees together faces removal
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 11 days ago
she'd been raped herself, called her father's comments "disgraceful" but said he's not the "insensitive, sexist brute caricatured in the media,"CBC News reports. The Canadian Judicial Council will decide if Camp will be dismissed over the comm... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Another Alberta judge facing review over handling of sexual-assault caseout the acquittal, saying it was based on discredited stereotypes. Alberta’s ju
Another Alberta judge facing review over handling of sexual-assault case
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
out the acquittal, saying it was based on discredited stereotypes. Alberta’s justice minister complained to the Canadian Judicial Council, which convened a public inquiry this month that could lead to Justice Camp’s dismissal. Prof. Gotell said... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced tr
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'
KGTV San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced trauma," she added. The Canadian Judicial Council will hold inquiry through a five-member panel in the coming days to decide whether Camp should keep his... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced tr
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 11 days ago
and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced trauma," she added. The Canadian Judicial Council will hold inquiry through a five-member panel in the coming days to decide whether Camp should keep his... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced tr
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 11 days ago
and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced trauma," she added. The Canadian Judicial Council will hold inquiry through a five-member panel in the coming days to decide whether Camp should keep his... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced tr
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 11 days ago
and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced trauma," she added. The Canadian Judicial Council will hold inquiry through a five-member panel in the coming days to decide whether Camp should keep his... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced tr
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 11 days ago
and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced trauma," she added. The Canadian Judicial Council will hold inquiry through a five-member panel in the coming days to decide whether Camp should keep his... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced tr
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'
KIVI Boise / Posted 11 days ago
and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced trauma," she added. The Canadian Judicial Council will hold inquiry through a five-member panel in the coming days to decide whether Camp should keep his... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced tr
Canadian judge asked rape victim why she 'couldn't keep her knees together'
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 11 days ago
and empathy for victims, vulnerable litigants and those who have experienced trauma," she added. The Canadian Judicial Council will hold inquiry through a five-member panel in the coming days to decide whether Camp should keep his... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape caserape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Jud
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape case
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 11 days ago
rape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position. The case in question took... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape caserape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Jud
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape case
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
rape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position. The case in question took... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape caserape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Jud
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape case
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 11 days ago
rape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position. The case in question took... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
SA senator, deputy speaker resignspring elections, Speaker of the Senate Lindsay Wrobel said. That mechanism wa
SA senator, deputy speaker resign
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 11 days ago
spring elections, Speaker of the Senate Lindsay Wrobel said. That mechanism was established as precedent in an All-Campus Judicial Council case about succession between Almast and the Senate last fall. Onyekwere’s resignation follows that of... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape caserape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Jud
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape case
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 11 days ago
rape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position. The case in question took... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape caserape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Jud
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape case
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 11 days ago
rape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position. The case in question took... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape caserape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Jud
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape case
Local 10 Miami / Posted 11 days ago
rape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position. The case in question took... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape caserape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Jud
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape case
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 11 days ago
rape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position. The case in question took... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape caserape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Jud
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape case
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 11 days ago
rape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position. The case in question took... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape caserape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Jud
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape case
KTXS Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
rape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position. The case in question took... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape caserape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Jud
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape case
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 days ago
rape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position. The case in question took... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape caserape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Jud
Judge faces hearing for comments in rape case
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 11 days ago
rape case why she couldn't "just keep [her] knees together." Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position. The case in question took... Read more
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