Judicial candidate written up for claiming erroneously to be judge | Arkansas Blog

Friday, July 15, 2016

Judicial candidate written up for claiming erroneously to be judge

Posted By on Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 11:21 AM

The Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission has issued a letter of "informal adjustment," a minor punishment, to an unsuccessful judicial candidate who claimed he was a judge when he was not.

James Williams II, who lost a race for circuit judge in Jefferson County in March, was a revocation hearings judge for the state Parole Board. His campaign literature called himself Judge James Williams II and claimed 20 years experience handling misdemeanor, felony, domestic and juvenile cases. In the investigation, Williams admitted his material could be subject to misinterpretation and that his parole position did not equate to an administrative law judge position. He agreed that such advertising should be avoided in the future.


Tags: ,


Favorite

Comments (4)

Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Free Zinn book for Arkansas teachers

    Arkansas teachers! Get your free Howard Zinn book here! Whether Kim Hendren likes it or not.
    • Mar 3, 2017
  • Hospitality, restaurant groups oppose bathroom bill

    Add the restaurant and hospitality association to those opposed to Sen. Linda Collins-Smith's bill to keep transgender people out of public restrooms that match their gender identity.
    • Mar 16, 2017
  • Among the last words from Kenneth Williams: 'Finger Lickin' Good Fried Chicken'

    What's purported to be a final-words essay from condemned prisoner Kenneth Williams was distributed today by Deborah Robinson, a freelance journalist in Arkansas.  He reflects on his execution, his victims, reactions of inmates and big servings of fried chicken, which he says are given to all inmates on execution days.
    • Apr 27, 2017

Slideshows

Most Recent Comments

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation