Judicial Misconduct Committed By Chief Justice Joseph Bevilacqua In Rhode Island Courts
The judicial misconduct of Chief Justice Joseph Bevilacqua in Rhode Island Courts is legendary.
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In 1986 Chief Justice Joseph Bevilacqua resigned as an investigation of his activities revealed misuse of public funds and employees, together with other behavior unbefitting a judge. Impeachment was in the offing had he not resigned voluntarily. He was also probed for ties to the mob. Read Justice Weisberger's comments. Justice Fay replaced Bevilacqua in more ways than one.