Pulaski County circuit judge on hot seat admits incivility; drug-court jurist gets state censure

Posted: July 14, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Judge Mary McGowan

Judge Mary McGowan

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mary McGowan, whose handling of the Little Rock-area's drug court has been harshly criticized by Prosecuting Attorney Larry Jegley, on Friday admitted to specific instances of rude and unprofessional behavior to court staff members, a criminal defendant and two lawyers, one of them a Jegley deputy assigned to the drug court.

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