Remember the magistrate judge in Tennessee who ordered parents to change the name of their baby from Messiah because, she claimed, only Jesus could be the messiah? After being brought up on ethics charges, she has been removed from the bench by a higher court.
The judge who ordered a Cocke County baby’s name to be changed from Messiah has been removed from the bench.
An order from the Fourth Judicial District states Judge Lu Ann Ballew was terminated as the Child Support Magistrate for the district as of midnight, January 31…In October, Ballew was charged with judicial code violations by a three-member investigative panel associated with Tennessee’s Board of Judicial Conduct.
The formal charges said she failed to promote confidence in the judiciary or uphold the law without bias or partiality.