Panel hears arguments in case against Pulaski County circuit judge stemming from death-penalty protest

Posted: August 18, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen holds a copy of the U.S. Constitution during a news conference Friday in Little Rock after a hearing before a judicial ethics panel.

The Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission heard arguments Friday on whether to drop ethics charges against Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen stemming from his Good Friday protest against the death penalty in 2017.

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