Alabama's Judge Moore Receives Ethics Warning.


The Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission has found evidence that Circuit Court Judge Roy Moore violated judicial standards and warned him to more closely follow ethical guidelines in the future.

The panel ruled, however, that no disciplinary action is needed.

Moore, best known for posting a hand-carved plaque of the Ten Commandments in his Etowah County courtroom, was investigated by the commission after multiple complaints. Among the allegations were bias against religious minorities, making public comments about pending cases, misuse of office for fundraising purposes and allowing extrajudicial activities to interfere with official responsibilities.

A defiant Moore seemed outraged by the commission's conclusions, despite the fact he was not...

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