An Albany city judge who descended from the bench, dropped his robes on the floor and seemingly challenged a defendant to a fist fight in court barely escaped removal in a divided opinion Monday by the Commission on Judicial Conduct.
In another incident, the judge suggested police officers “thump the shit out of” another allegedly disrespectful individual.
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