Tag: judicial misconduct

Jim RosicaMay 4, 2017
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The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a 90-day unpaid suspension and public reprimand for an Orlando-area judge who “circulated a deceptive, misleading advertisement.” The court’s hearing panel also suggested paranoia on the part of Circuit Judge Kimberly Shepard, who believed “sinister forces (were) at work” trying to defeat her, they said. Shepard previously was a Democratic state […]

Staff ReportsDecember 29, 2016
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Circuit Judge Mark Hulsey III of Jacksonville has apologized after a new charge of judicial misconduct was leveled against him. On Thursday, Hulsey filed his answer to a second amended complaint of judicial misconduct by the Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC), filed earlier this month. It said he “directed (his) Judicial Assistant to overnight personal packages related to (his) campaign, using the 4th Judicial […]

Jim RosicaDecember 9, 2016
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Circuit Judge Mark Hulsey III of Jacksonville now faces a second amended complaint of judicial misconduct, according to a Friday filing. The Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC), which investigates misconduct accusations against judges, leveled a new charge, this one related to Hulsey’s re-election campaign. He won re-election in August against Jacksonville lawyer Gerald Wilkerson after a recount. “(Y)ou directed your Judicial Assistant to overnight personal packages […]

Jim RosicaAugust 9, 2016
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A Jacksonville judge has formally denied allegations he made racially biased and other derogatory comments off the bench, including calling a female attorney the “c-word.” Late Monday, Circuit Judge Mark Hulsey III filed a written response to judicial misconduct charges against him. He also asked for a separate investigation into a leak of the case before it became […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 13, 2016
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The Florida Supreme Court has denied a former judge’s request to reconsider his removal from the bench after he was caught on courtroom video berating and threatening to fight an assistant public defender. The court issued its denial of John C. Murphy‘s motion for rehearing on Wednesday. The request was technical in nature: Murphy had wanted his removal to be for […]

Jim RosicaOctober 6, 2015
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The attorney who accused a Florida judge of “kicking his ass” had earlier been described in a judicial investigative panel’s report as “rude, disrespectful, incompetent and a highly unlikeable lawyer.” On Tuesday, the Florida Supreme Court suspended Brevard County Judge John C. Murphy without pay and ordered him to show the court why he shouldn’t be permanently removed […]


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