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Panel seeks censure, coaching for foul-mouthed Kansas judge


February 28, 2020

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A foul-mouthed Kansas judge who cursed at courthouse employees so often that a trial clerk kept a "swear journal" documenting his outbursts should be publicly censured and receive professional coaching, but not kicked off the bench, a disciplinary panel recommended Friday.

The Kansas Commission on Judicial Conduct unanimously concluded that Montgomery County Judge F. William Cullins violated central judicial canons of independence, integrity and impartiality. Its recommendations will be sent to the Kansas Supreme Court, which will ultimately decide his fate.

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