Federal appeals judge, 96, suspended after refusing to cooperate in mental fitness probe

  • Debra Cassens
  • published date: 2023-09-20 17:47:00 UTC

A 96-year-old federal appeals judge who may be experiencing “significant mental problems” has been suspended from case assignments for a year after she refused to cooperate in a probe of her fitness for the bench, according to a Sept. 20 order.

<ol><li>Home</li><li>Daily News</li><li>Federal appeals judge, 96, suspended after…</li></ol>By Debra Cassens Weiss September 20, 2023, 12:47 pm CDT Judge Pauline Newman, 96, was suspended in a una… [+2829 chars]