Retired judge receives reprimand

The Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission announced on Feb. 22 that Retired Circuit Judge Philip Smith of Pocahontas had agreed to a reprimand and an agreement not to serve in the judiciary in the future.

According to a letter from the Commission, “The Investigation Panel found and you agree that you made improper use of court premises, equipment or other resources to engage in extrajudicial activities that did not concern the law, the legal system or the administration of justice.”



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