Sunday, April 16, 2017

Judge halted execution plan, then participated in death-penalty protest

The New York Post reports:
An Arkansas judge who barred the state from hurriedly executing eight inmates attended a death-penalty rally just hours later — even posing as a condemned man as part of the protest.

Soon after Friday’s ruling, Judge Wendell Griffen attended the rally outside the Governor’s Mansion, where he lay tied to a cot as other protesters held anti-death- penalty signs behind him.

Griffen’s participation in the rally sparked outrage among death-penalty supporters.

Republican lawmakers condemned the display as judicial misconduct, and called for his removal from the bench.
The judge that reveals his real occupation : a protester.