Westlaw Headnote of the Day – November 2, 2010

November 2, 2010

West's Key 227 Judges
West's Key 227I Appointment, Qualification, and Tenure
West's Key 227k11 Removal or Discipline
West's Key 227k11(2) k. Standards, Canons, or Codes of Conduct, in General.

Trial judge violated Code of Judicial Conduct, which proscribes praising or criticizing of jury’s verdict, when judge stated to jury that verdict was “abomination” and had no relationship to reality or justice.
Jefferson-El v. State, 622 A.2d 737 (Md. 1993)

227 Judges