This is a story which the mainstream media will refuse to post. Well, fortunately, another of their attempts to hide the truth from the Americans failed.
Two Democrat judges from now on are removed from office. Why? Well as few sources say, one of them judges unethically stepped in few cases. The other one, on the other hand, is pronounced guilty of seven violations of judicial ethics rules. One of them is “bringing the court into disrepute”.
The Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline ruled that Municipal Court Judge Dawn Segal and Common Pleas Court Judge Angeles Roca be removed from office for their involvement in separate case-fixing schemes.
“As we have said in more detail in prior decisions, when it comes to corrupt acts and the derogation of a fair and just judicial process, a judge must have ‘the willingness to stand up for what was right and buck a corrupt tide,’” the court wrote in both rulings.
The judges’ lawyers have informed that they are appealing the decisions to the state Supreme Court.
“I’m very disturbed by the decision,” said Roca’s attorney, Samuel Stretton.
In October, the disciplinary court found that Roca had unethically intervened in a tax case involving her son by calling then-Municipal Court Judge Joseph Waters Jr. Waters then reached out to Segal, who reversed herself and issued a ruling favorable to Roca’s son.
Waters was sentenced in January 2015 to two years in prison for fixing cases on behalf of campaign donors and political allies. He was released by the end of the same year.
In July, the court found Segal guilty of seven violations of judicial ethics rules, including bringing the court into disrepute.
“I got something in front of you at 1 o’clock today,” Waters told Segal in an intercepted 2011 phone conversation in which he asked for favorable treatment of a politically connected defendant appearing before her.
“Oh, OK. OK,” Segal responded, according to the disciplinary panel.
Their suspension had been unpaid for both of them. Probably as things stand, they would not be able to hold judicial office in the future.