The Detroit Free Press reported that the
Court has removed Wayne County Circuit Judge Wade McCree from office after it
was discovered on Wednesday 26 March that he was having an affair with a woman
who had a case before him. Michigan
Text messages and other evidence show McCree was aware of his conflict of interest in the 2012 child-support case and mentioned it to the woman he was having the affair with, Geniene LaShay Mott, on the day she had a hearing before him.
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The Court indeed stated in its ruling that McCree's conduct was one of the most egregious examples of judicial misconduct that they have encountered.
Text messages and other evidence revealed that McCree was having the affair with Geniene LaShay, who was involved in a child support case that was being heard by McCree. Evidence also revealed that McCree was aware of his conflict of interest in the 2012 child-support case and mentioned it to the woman he on the day she had a hearing before him.
McCree is also up for re-election. The Court also warned that if he is reelected he will be suspended for the entire six year term.
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