Posts tagged with "Daily Report"

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 […]

Ga. Supreme Court affirms Agnes Scott ruling

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 22, 2014

The Georgia Supreme Court has rejected a motion from Agnes Scott attorneys to reconsider¬†its decision allowing a woman falsely accused of sexual assault to sue campus police officers. According to the Daily Report, lawyers for Agnes Scott asked the Supreme Court to vacate its earlier ruling because it wasn’t made within the limits of the […]

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