Posts tagged with "cynthia becker"

Former judge Cynthia Becker says she was targeted for “unpopular” decision

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 26, 2015

Former DeKalb County judge Cynthia Becker is speaking out about her recent agreement not to seek a judicial office in exchange for a prosecutor dropping felony charges against her. She told the AJC there are “a number of people who gained” from seeing her indicted. To read the full story, click here. Becker tells the AJC that […]

Former judge Cynthia Becker agrees not to seek judicial office again

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 24, 2015

Former DeKalb County Superior judge Cynthia Becker has agreed not to seek judicial office again in exchange for a special prosecutor dismissing felony charges against her, according to the Daily Report. Becker also apologized for making incorrect statements to the Judicial Qualifications Commission pertaining to its investigation of her conduct as judge. Becker had been […]

Report: Local judge accused of misconduct

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 13, 2014

Prosecutors are ratcheting up the pressure on a local judge over her conduct in the DeKalb Schools corruption case. Last year, DeKalb Superior Judge Cynthia Becker ignored a plea deal negotiated with former Superintendent Crawford Lewis for his testimony against two other former schools officials: Pat Reid and Tony Pope. Pope and Reid were accused […]

Judge confirms investigation over DeKalb case

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 10, 2014

A local judge has announced she will step down early next year and told the Daily Report that the state Judicial Qualifications Commission is investigating how she handled the DeKalb Schools corruption case. Last year, DeKalb Superior Judge Cynthia Becker ignored a plea deal negotiated with former Superintendent Crawford Lewis for his testimony against two […]

Judge’s decision on DeKalb Schools case backfires

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 29, 2014

A local judge is under scrutiny for her rulings in the DeKalb County Schools corruption case. Last year, DeKalb Superior Judge Cynthia Becker ignored a plea deal negotiated with former Superintendent Crawford Lewis for his testimony against two other former schools officials: Pat Reid and Tony Pope. Pope and Reid were accused of being involved […]

Judge Cynthia Becker receives Decaturish Award for General Excellence in the Field of Awesomeness

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 13, 2013

Every once in a while someone in the news does something awesome. When they do, they deserve the highest compliment Decaturish.com can bestow. This week former DeKalb County Schools officials received their sentences after being convicted of steering lucrative contracts to family members. Former DeKalb Schools superintendent Crawford Lewis avoided a lengthier sentence by pleading […]

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