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Hope Kelly reports from Dorchester District Court
[Judge Paul King]
Original Airdate: 4/1/1991

Length: 00:02:17
Item Type: newstape - original footage

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Description : Abstract
Hope Kelly reports on the removal of Judge Paul King (former Chief Justice, Dorchester District Court) from his position at Dorchester District Court. Kelly notes that the State Supreme Court demoted King for misconduct in and out of court, including sexist remarks, racist standards for setting bail and for public drunkenness. Kelly reviews the incidents leading to King's demotion. Kelly reports that King was transferred to Stoughton District Court, where he is only allowed to sit on civil cases. Kelly's report includes shots of newspaper articles covering the story and footage of lawyers, clerks, and defendants in a courtroom.

Contributor : Reporter
Hope Kelly
Format : Tape 7952   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 107264 
VHS cassette 107267 
Betacam cassette 107266 
digital betacam cassette 107265 

Subject : Keywords
Political scandals

Subject : Personal Names
Kelly, Hope
King, Paul

Subject : Geographic Locations
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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