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2 Las Vegas Judges Offer Defenses In Misconduct Hearing

Attorneys defending two Las Vegas judges accused of mistreating court administrative personnel told a state disciplinary panel that the allegations stem from employee grievances, not actions in a courtroom.


The lawyers told the judicial discipline commission that the two justices of the peace are no threat to the public or to the administration of justice.

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The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that a commission prosecutor alleged a "pattern of recurring misconduct." The judges could face suspension. Their hearing continues Tuesday.