29 November 2005
More on the hanging judge
Former judge Donald Thompson, who resigned from office after charges of manually-operated sexual misconduct were brought against him, is facing new charges: improper use (or, more precisely, non-use) of briefs during trials, and storage of inappropriate materials on his office computer.
Counsel for Thompson argues that the prosecutors, by adding these new charges, are "surly" and "vindictive." Meanwhile, DNA tests have fingered Thompson as the creator of various chair deposits, possibly with contributions from the manager of Thompson's rental-property operation, who is mentioned in several not-all-that-appropriate emails on Thompson's PC.
Just when you think you've heard it all ....Posted at 7:29 AM to Soonerland