A family court judge who abruptly resigned in April should be prohibited from holding judicial office again in New York after he acknowledged having sexual contact 40 years ago with his 5-year-old deaf niece, the state Commission on Judicial Conduct recommended in a determination released yesterday.
Former Family Court
Judge Bryan Hedges
The commission voted 7-2 to retroactively remove from office former Onondaga County Family Court Judge Bryan Hedges, 65, despite the fact that the incident occurred before he was admitted to the bar and nearly 13 years before he was elevated to the bench.
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