Hinds County judge suspended for 30 days

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The state’s Supreme Court is suspending a Hinds County judge for 30 days without pay.

A professional group found that Justice Court Judge Frank Sutton violated conduct standards. 

He improperly helped the person charged with prostitution and tried helping another charged with marijuana possession.

The group found that Sutton knew relatives of the woman charged with prostitution.

Today, other justices publically reprimanded the judge.

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