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Corrupt Judge Kathryn A. George

WHEN EVIL HIDES BEHIND LIES AND FALSE IMAGES Why is Probate Judge Kathryn George Still On the Bench Chief Justice Bridget McCormack? Kathryn A. George is a judge for the Macomb County Probate Court in Macomb County, Michigan, and serves the 16th Circuit Court, Family Division. George was elected to the court in the November 2002 general election. On November 4, 2014, George was re-elected unopposed for another six-year term commencing on January 1, 2015, and expiring on December 31, 2020. Elections Judge Kathryn A. George, was elected to the Macomb County Probate Court in November of 2002 in a countywide non-partisan election. Prior to this election, Judge Kathryn A. George served briefly on the Sterling Heights City Council as councilwoman and mayor pro tem (1999-2002). In 1989, as a practicing attorney, Judge Kathryn A. George was appointed by the Governor to the Michigan Worker’s Compensation Appeal Board; she served in a quasi-judicial capacity. Prior to becoming a practicing attorney, Judge Kathryn A. George was a critical care nurse at hospitals in California, Michigan and the U.S Embassy in Kuwait. Judge Kathryn A. George attended St. Clement in Center Line… Read More

Federal judges’ financial conflicts add to mistrust of the judicial system

Zero Accountability over 700 Judges Violations of Law on Conflicts

A recent Wall Street Journal investigation found that over the last decade, 131 federal judges failed to recuse themselves in hundreds of cases that involved their own financial interests. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts, in his year-end review of the federal judiciary, said the report’s findings indicate a “serious problem of inadequate ethics training,” especially for those judges who had numerous violations. The conflicts of interest primarily include judges hearing cases involving their or their families’ stock holdings, which ultimately tainted some 685 court cases. Given the rising concerns that the federal judiciary is becoming increasingly politicized, the newspaper’s findings are deeply troubling, says Martha Davis, university distinguished professor of law at Northeastern, adding that the violations only “compound the lack of trust that the federal judiciary seems to be breeding.” “What’s at stake here is a lot,” Davis says. “We have a judiciary for various reasons already losing the trust of the American people, and the evidence that federal judges are hearing cases that they have a direct financial interest in only makes things worse.” One of the primary mechanisms for alerting the courts about potential… Read More

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