A town court judge in New York, known for his sense of humor, concededly went too far in making references to a defendant’s comments about the physical characteristics of a female attorney and then repeating the comments several times in court, the New York Commission on Judicial Conduct has concluded.

The commission unanimously censured Justice Edmund V. Caplicki Jr. of LaGrange Town Court in New York’s Dutchess County for an “inexcusable” demonstration of “gross insensitivity” to the attorney.

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