Case Details

Case # 05 CC 2
Judge Kurt P. Klein
Disposition Reprimanded
Decision Date 6/16/2005

Case Summary

The Complaint alleged that between 2003 through 2004, the Respondent engaged in the following improper conduct: (a) permitted an ex parte communication with an army recruiter concerning a criminal case not pending before him, caused the case to be transferred to his court call, then allowed the ex parte communication to influence his judicial conduct and judgment regarding the case; and (b) publicly endorsed another judicial candidate at a time when Respondent was not a candidate for office. Respondent admitted to the truth of the allegations as stated in the Complaint. The Board and Respondent made a Joint Recommendation that Respondent be reprimanded.

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