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UPDATE: Charges Dropped Against Broward Judge Contini

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John Patrick Contini

Charges has been dropped against Broward Circuit Court John Contini.

The Judicial Qualifications Commission withdrew the charges earlier this month and the document was made public today.

Contini had been charged by the JQC with misconduct for, among other allegations, faking his court docket to create fictitious cases to disguise his absences.

The reason for the dismissal of the charges is not given. The dismissal cites a rule that allows the JQC to dismiss charges against a judge who already resigned.

Contini resigned roughly a month before being charged.  Continue reading

Prior coverage:   Courthouse Shocker! Judge Charged With Putting Phony Cases On Docket To Cover Up Absences