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City judge agrees to five-day suspension over temperament on bench
City judge agrees to five-day suspension over temperament on bench

A Baltimore circuit judge has agreed to a five-day suspension after she admitted to having "mocked and ridiculed" a defendant and his fiancee in one case and being "disrespectful, dismissive and intemperate" to an attorney in another. Judge Lynn Stewart Mays will also be placed on two years of monitoring by the state agency that handles misconduct by judges and be required to meet with a mentor, according to an order the Court of Appeals issued Tuesday and other documents. Andrew Jay Graham, Mays' attorney, said that his client is a hard-working judge and that nothing in the allegations called into question her ability to decide cases. "It really was a...

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