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Attorney David Landry of Kenai, AK; pervert, moron, ethical gnome

In 2004 ex. Gov. Frank Murkowski appointed David Landry to a judgeship. Previously Landry had been a magistrate judge since 1999.
In September 2006, then Judge David Landry was charged with willful misconduct by the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct, some of which is set forth below.
First charge of misconduct
Judge Landry engaged in an ongoing pattern of inappropriate sexual comments to female court employees, two examples of which are:
Stated to a female employee that her “Hillbilly thermometers” are distracting me
Wrote a not to a female court clerk referring to a juror, stating, “I think Ms. --- wants me.”
Second charge of misconduct
Since his appointment, Judge Landry regularly signed blank bail orders and allowed prosecutors to fill them in themselves.
Third charge of misconduct
From December 2004 until March 2006, Judge Landry’s “lack of diligence” in making sure cases received lawfully speedy trial led to at least 14 criminal cases being dismissed.
Fourth charge of misconduct
Judge Landry improperly talked about a pending case and gave preferential treatment to a defendant charged with drunken driving in 2002.
Fifth charge of misconduct
Granted access to prosecutors that he denied to defense attorneys, and frequently met with prosecutors in chambers and conveyed “the impression that the prosecution was in a special position to influence him.”
Judge David Landry’s Comeuppance
Prior to the November 2007 election, he Alaska Judicial Council took the rare step of advising voters to reject Landry at the polls, which they did.
David Landry now practices law at Gilman & Associates in Kenai, Alaska.

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