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Englewood Municipal Court Judge Aishaah Rasul. Photo by Pascack Press

The New Jersey Supreme Court ordered a municipal court judge who partly blamed her inexperience for her ethical missteps to be suspended for at least 10 months without pay for multiple violations of the Judicial Code of Conduct, including ex parte communication with a defendant who appeared before her and cursing at a court administrator.

The order, signed Feb. 9 and made public Tuesday, follows the recommendations made by the Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct last September regarding the fate of Judge Aishaah Rasul for violations that occurred within the first two months of her becoming a judge.

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Suzette Parmley

Trenton Correspondent who covers the N.J. Supreme Court, Governor, Legislature. She also contributes to The Legal Intelligencer and law.com. Suzette joined New Jersey Law Journal in Jan. 2019 from the Philadelphia Inquirer where she was a former Trenton Statehouse Correspondent and Business Reporter/Columnist. Awards: 1st Place for 2020 coverage of NJ Supreme Court; 2019 Specialized Writing Category, 5-time winner of the Business Financial Writing Portfolio Award from the New Jersey Press Association. Graduate of the Fels Center of Government/University of Pennsylvania. Email: [email protected] or follow on Twitter: @SuzParmley

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