Reprimand of judges for social media misconduct warrants updated guidelines, experts say

Posted on AllSides July 8th, 2021
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A local judge in upstate New York resigned in May after a state agency opened an investigation into Facebook posts that allegedly conveyed anti-LGBTQ and anti-Muslim bias and showed favoritism toward law enforcement.

That same month, a domestic relations judge in Alabama was temporarily removed from the bench after state judicial investigators accused her or someone on her behalf of using fake Facebook accounts to harass litigants who had cases in her court.

And a now-former chief district court judge in North Carolina was censured in June for "inappropriate conversations and relationships" with dozens of women...

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