Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Stephen Millan faces a 30-day suspension without pay, after admitting to using racial slurs to describe black defendants and their relatives.

The judge also repeatedly reached out by cellphone to the defendants’ attorney after the incidents, but the lawyer said he was uncomfortable with the communication, and reported Millan for ethics violations. Millan discussed six pending cases with the attorney, and offered to “help out” by setting the cases for a plea hearing, according to the charging document.

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