Former Franklin County judge indefinitely suspended from practicing law

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The Ohio Supreme Court has indefinitely suspended a former Franklin County judge.In 2018, the Supreme Court's Board of Professional Conduct found that Judge Timothy Horton had sexually harassed female employees, misused county resources to help his political campaign, and broken campaign finance laws.All of the misconduct occurred while Horton was a judge in Franklin County Common Pleas Court.The board issued those findings and recommended discipline for Horton, but the final decision was up to the Ohio Supreme Court.Thursday the court issued its ruling: an indefinite suspension from the practice of law, with some conditions.Horton had already resigned from the Ohio Court of Appeals, to which he was elected in 2015.In a unanimous decision, the...

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Former Franklin County judge indefinitely suspended from practicing law

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