The New York state Commission on Judicial Conduct is investigating whether two Manhattan judges should be charged with colluding for political reasons to issue a decision highly critical of District Attorney Robert Morgenthau’s office shortly before last year’s hotly contested Democratic primary.
The commission is examining whether Acting Supreme Court Justice Michael R. Ambrecht, the author of the decision, consulted with Acting Justice William A. Wetzel before issuing the ruling.
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