Judges Have First Amendment Rights Too

On April 3, 2013 a three judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an opinion overturning the Virgin Islands Supreme Court’s conviction of Leon Kendall, a former judge of the Virgin Islands Superior Court, on three counts of criminal contempt based on an opinion Judge Kendall published which excoriated the Supreme Court and for his refusal to preside over a criminal trial as mandated by the Supreme Court

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