Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Reuters: Battery charge against U.S. judge dropped, angering congresswoman

Apr 14, 2015
In The News

(Reuters) - A misdemeanor charge against a federal judge accused of beating his wife in an Atlanta hotel room in August 2014 has been dropped, a court official said on Tuesday, prompting an angry reaction from a U.S. congresswoman who has called for his dismissal.

The allegations against Alabama-based U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller, which came amid a furor over the National Football League's perceived lenient treatment of players accused or convicted of domestic violence, triggered a judicial inquiry and calls for his removal from the bench.

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