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Judicial Incident Review Council

Jul 21, 2017

Court: Judges can advocate on courthouse issues

Two judges who vigorously advocated against a courthouse relocation referendum did not commit judicial misconduct, the Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled. The unanimous court dismissed judicial ethics charges against Senior Court of Appeals Judge Rudolph Bumgardner III and retired Circuit Judge Humes J. Franklin Jr., both Staunton area residents who supported preservation of the […]

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