Reported Judicial Misconduct Committed By Justice Joseph F. Rodgers, Jr. In Rhode Island Courts
Justice Joseph Rodgers Protected The Status Quo And Ignored Judicial Misconduct
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Complaint One: Justice Joseph Rodgers dealt a blow to Operation Clean Government by refusing to move up the date of a referendum asking voters whether the state should have another constitutional convention. Rodgers dismissed the related suit on procedural grounds finding the advocates "lacked standing" to make their request. Robert Arruda from Operation Clean Government called this a "terrible decision" saying Judge Rodgers, "wanted to make an excuse to make this go away and saying we did not have standing as citizens he found that reason." Robert Senville, Attorney for OCG, said Rhode Islanders would have greater difficulty pursuing constitutional violations due to Rodger's decision.
Complaint Two: Judge Joseph Rodgers comes down hard on anyone giving him crap!