Embattled Philadelphia Judge Overturned for Wrongly Jailing a Grandmother
The Legal Intelligencer covered the story of a woman who was wrongly jailed by a judge who is under investigation by the Judicial Conduct Board.
"It was completely improper to lock up this poor grandmother for something over which she had no control," said Ballard Spahr's Stephen Stigall, who is representing the woman pro bono. “She had no run-ins with the law before she was jailed. It was not a lengthy time in jail, but for someone who has never been in a jail cell, even an hour is terrifying at the least."
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