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Judges – Discipline – Public Reprimand – Potential Disqualification – Deputy Sheriff Spouse  (access required)

Even though the respondent-magistrate made it a practice to disclose to litigants that his wife worked for the sheriff’s office, he failed (1) to disclose, when appropriate, that she supervised deputies involved in a particular matter; and (2) to allow the parties and their lawyers time to consider the question of remittal outside his presence ...

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