Judge Sylvia James: Access Denied, Chief Judge Under fire

Number 25168
Subject Courts
Source WXYZ-TV (Detroit)
State Michigan
Year 2011
Publication Date 2/7/11; 2/10/11; 4/13/11; 11/17/11
Summary This series examines a chief judge who appears to be using her power and position to do as she pleases. WXYZ used FOIA extensively in their investigation which lead the city to put her on administrative leave as well as leading to inquiries and audits from the State Court Administrator, the Judicial Tenure Commission and a formal complaint containing 192 specific allegations.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 11
Keywords judges; corruption; broadcast
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