The judge's impulse was improper - 1997-02-10

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F15.png The judge's impulse was improper February 10, 1997, Editorial, St. Petersburg Times

Pinellas County Judge Stephen Rushing made a flagrant mistake when he directed 18 defendants to a counseling program affiliated with the Church of Scientology. Judges, who have the power to control defendants' lives, have a special obligation to protect the constitutional separation between church and state. Rushing's intentions may have been innocent, but his actions violated that obligation.

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