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Legal Notes on Georgia and The South

Arkansas Judge Sanction Thrown Out

Posted by Maggie on September 24, 2007

An Arkansas Judge disciplined for making political comments was thrown out last week.

Appeals Court Judge Wendell Griffen made comments critical of the federal government’s handling of Hurricane Katrina and support for raising the state minimum wage. Griffen is suing in federal court to have the judicial ethics code amended to keep this kind of thing from happening again.

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