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Thursday, October 20, 2005

Judges in the news: Thurman H. Rhodes

Thurman H. Rhodes
District Administrative Judge,
District 5, Prince George's County, since January 1, 2003
(Associate Judge, May 27, 1988 - December 31, 2002)
Biography (Maryland State Archives)

"Judge keeps quiet on protective order case"
Examiner, October 20, 2005
"Prince George's District Administrative Judge Thurman H. Rhodes has clammed up after reportedly telling the Washington Post that there was no clerical mistake made when District Judge Richard A. Palumbo lifted a restraining order against a man who was later accused of setting his wife on fire.
[. . .]
Maryland District Court Chief Judge Ben C. Clyburn also declined to comment. Clyburn believes commenting on the case is not appropriate because if a complaint is filed against Palumbo, a review board will investigate whether Palumbo made an error, Rankin said.

"Chief Judge Disputes Assertion of Error"
wjla.com, October 19, 2005 (AP)
Quotes Chief Administrative Judge Thurman H. Rhodes referring to Judge Richard A. Palumbo.

"After woman burned, judge barred from domestic violence cases"
Gazette, October 14, 2005
Refers to the case of Judge Richard A. Palumbo.

"After Burning Of Woman, Judge's Cases Are Limited"
Post, October 14, 2005
Refers to the case of Judge Richard A. Palumbo.

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