[Judge Paul King]
Original Airdate: 4/1/1991
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
Subject : Keywords
Subject : Personal Names
Subject : Geographic Locations
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Type : Genre
News - Television
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