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Judge Who Had Affair With Wife Of Man In Child Custody Case Before Him Entitled To Immunity

• Jonathan Turley
.... Judge Wade McCree was a disgrace to the bench. The worse of his violations was his affair with the wife of a man in a child-support case before his court.

However, while calling McCree's conduct "often reprehensible," a three-judge panel ruled that his affair with a litigant before him was still covered by judicial immunity when the former husband Robert King sued for damages in a civil rights case. The United States for the Sixth Circuit barred such recovery as a matter of judicial immunity....

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