Drew S. Clinton was arrested after a graduation party in western Illinois, during which he was accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. Adams County Judge Robert Adrian found Clinton guilty of felony sexual assault but reversed the conviction rather than send him to prison.
31st District Judge Alexis G. Krot of Michigan berated 72-year-old Burhan Chowdhury, who suffers from cancer, and said she wanted to jail him because he was too weak to take care of the lawn in front of his home.
Lafayette City Court Judge Michelle Odinet is asking for “understanding, forgiveness, patience, and prayers” for her and her son amid mounting calls for her resignation prompted by video showing her family members freely using the N-word.
The judge in Kyle Rittenhouse's upcoming murder trial ruled the people the teenager killed can't be called victims but can be referred to as "looters" or "rioters," suggesting he is biased and sympathetic to the accused Kenosha murderer.
Dusty Leo, a suspected white supremacist convicted of a hate crime in Maine for attacking an unsuspecting Black man and breaking his jaw because of the color of his skin, was given a light prison sentence because the judge said he was "intoxicated" and must have been "brainwashed."
Folks have mixed reactions.
A Black Dallas County judicial candidate from Nigeria received a racist tweet from an African-American Democratic Party leader.
A fired Chicago law clerk explained why she pretended to be a real judge. She's not allowing the controversy and possible criminal charges to get in the way of her campaign for judge.
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