Judge Thomas Estes

Judging the judge

Judging the judge

Anger rises over actions of Judge Timothy Feeley

A protest last week outside a Salem courthouse featured a refrain made familiar by the scholarly legal eagles who regularly populate the president’s rally, where they apply only the most reasoned conclusions to complicated issues. “Lock him up,” shouted about 200 people gathered outside the Ruane Judicial Center, according to this Salem News account. The(...)

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Judging the judge

A protest last week outside a Salem courthouse featured a refrain made familiar by the scholarly legal eagles who regularly populate the president’s rally, where they apply only the most reasoned conclusions to complicated issues. “Lock him up,” shouted about 200 people gathered outside the Ruane Judicial Center, according to this Salem News account. The(...)

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Sinning in the workplace

Sinning in the workplace

Estes: Extramarital affair shouldn’t cost me my job

Judge Thomas Estes asked the Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday to penalize him for having extramarital sex with a court employee but not to take his job away permanently. David Hoose, who represented Estes before the SJC, said his client is not the first person — even the first judge, male or female — to(...)

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