State police seek arrest warrant on judge

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  1. Quantum Windbag
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    ...that refused to sign arrest warrant.

    What
    The
    Fuck?

    http://apublicdefender.com/2011/03/...est-judge-who-refused-to-sign-arrest-warrant/
     
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    Where do you get this stuff? I guarantee you, I have never heard of anything like this. Tail wagging the dog up there in CT?
     
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    Wow...when the Founders called the Judicial the most despotic branch...they knew what they were saying.
     
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    The story ain't right. State Police officers don't write arrest warrants and hand them to a judge. The case has to go through the prosecutor's office or the District Attorney and they submit the case to the Judge.
     
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    Most DAs do not get involved until after an arrest, especially when the triggering case is a simple assault. You really need to read up on procedures.
     
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    Since when do the police sign arrest warrants?
    You are correct about misdemeanor cases. They never go to the DAs office. They only handle felonies. Police write accusations at will in those matters.
     
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    Did you read the story?

    They filed the complaint because the judge refused to sign an arrest warrant.
     

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