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  • dollibug Feb 20, 2013

    OMG....there are *MANY JUDGES* who makes all kinds of errors....is it lack of communication and training or WHAT?
    When a person goes into a court room they have just a few minutes of time to try to *explain the issue at hand*.....I am thinking that some judges DO NOT EVEN LISTEN OR REVIEW what has been placed in front of them. Something is really VERY WRONG WITH THE ENTIRE JUDICIAL SYSTEM. There is a lot of *corruption and cover up*....and someone needs to get to the bottom of this. Everyone is entitled to *JUSTICE*

  • zenonx6 Feb 20, 2013

    Put the poor thing somewhere before he really does something bad.

  • weesiebaby Feb 19, 2013

    Thank You NC Court of Appeals............I hope Ms. Cline gets her job back.

  • oleguy Feb 19, 2013

    hUDSON HAS iSSUES,, My fingers also,,,Our court system is a joke,, the lawyers and Judges have taken over,,, There is a good possibility if you go to court you will be mistreated and improperly judged,,, We the people need to take control, Vote these loosers out of office

  • stymieindurham Feb 19, 2013

    Anyone know where his office is in the "new" courthouse? He get's the top floor. The penthouse!!

  • stymieindurham Feb 19, 2013

    Go back into the polling data and see where he got his votes from. He should have never been put back in office.

  • stymieindurham Feb 19, 2013

    "She doesn't concern me. I was just re-elected, and I'll still be here," This tells you all you need to know about him. He use to be a straight-up guy when he was an assistand D/A. But now, nah.

  • kodac31 Feb 19, 2013

    Judge Orlando Hudson is one of the most arrogant and egotistical Judges in this entire State. He presides like he is a King instead of a Judge...and quiet honestly Judge Hudson enjoys finding ways to let criminals get off their charges or released from prison..like the Peterson murderer who sits at home after killing 2 wives. Just LOOK at his arrogant response to this story "she doesn't concern me. I was just re-elected, AND I'LL STILL BE HERE" he is literally RUBBING HIS KING LIKE ATTITUDE IN THE FACE OF D.A. CLINE, whom he completely mistreated, slandered her name, accused her falsely of things...Judge Hudson is a disgrace to the Judicial system and If the State of NC actually had a Judicial Review board that took matters seriously Judge Hudson would long ago have been impeached and removed from the bench! AS HE SHOULD...HE NEEDS TO GO!! The injustice he has done to D.A. Cline is unremarkable! Ms. Cline you have the support of the community for standing up to this "wanna be king"!!!

  • Ex-Republican Feb 19, 2013

    This is one scary sick dude. He needs to be isolated from the rest of society.

  • indrdw Feb 19, 2013

    Hudson sounds kind of arrogant and scary at the same time. The statement he made that he was just reelected and that he would still be there were so in your face. People like this in high offices should worry us. Sounds like Cline allowed the remains to go by law. Not sure all that went on with Cline but Hudson's words speak pretty loud about where he thinks he is.

  • elyhim2 Feb 19, 2013

    Can't believe Hudson was re-elected. The guy wants to be a scholar but really does not make the bar.

  • OneLove Feb 19, 2013

    Oh, I certainly believe he's guilty & should stand trial; however, she severely crippled the case by not keeping the evidence around. Maybe I missed it....did they take samples of ANY PART of her body?

  • Country Girlz Have MORE fun Feb 19, 2013

    Bones in your bookbag? to use for sexual gratification? addmitted to a friend of the murder? Defense for him?...what about defense for her !!!!

  • beach2011 Feb 19, 2013

    AMEN whoami - I totally agree.

  • Relic Feb 19, 2013

    Common sense? Hardly believable!!!!

  • Glock07 Feb 19, 2013

    Thank God for this ruling.

  • whoami Feb 19, 2013

    Cline was wrong in the way she handled her attack on Hudson. But make no mistake...what she said is coming to light as the truth. Folks need to dig deeper on this man. He is a much bigger problem than Cline ever was.

  • jurydoc Feb 19, 2013

    torchhappysean - Apparently you failed to read the article. The last line reads, "Despite the dismissal in 2011, Dorman remained in custody under a $150,000 bond until the appeal was resolved." Now he will be able to stand trial. So, again, it WORKED.

  • marciamal1 Feb 19, 2013

    he needs to be taught a lesson too - feel sorry for she and her family - terrible -

  • this is fdup Feb 19, 2013

    Good! I thought Hudson's ruling was ridiculous because it basically set a precedent saying the defense has a right to personally examine the body in any murder case. So what that means is any time a body is found and determined to be a homicide the state might have to keep the remains for years until an arrest is made. Otherwise the defense can argue that they never got to see the remains and the evidence must be thrown out. That is why they keep tissue samples and autopsy photos.
    Kaitlyn
    February 19, 2013 11:37 a.m.
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    BEST POST OF THE DAY

  • peace2u Feb 19, 2013

    God bless this young woman and her family and may her murderer be punished to the fullest extent of the law.

  • torchhappysean Feb 19, 2013

    And this, my friends, is an excellent example of how the justice system WORKS.jurydoc
    February 19, 2013 12:07 p.m.
    ....If the system worked this sick individual would be sitting on death row instead of being let back out on the streets.. This is most definitely a failure on our legal system's part to keep people like this off our streets....

  • HotShot Feb 19, 2013

    Good Point Kaitlyn ! I agree. i think that Judge Hudson's verdict to throw it out would have set a terribly wrong precident. I also got the feeling that the judge was just making the decision based on the dislike of the prosecutor. But that is just my own take on it.

  • jurydoc Feb 19, 2013

    And this, my friends, is an excellent example of how the justice system WORKS. The system is designed to review lower court decisions which sometimes can be found to be a misinterpretation of the law. There is no conspiracy here; no dereliction of duty. The justice system is an ADVERSARIAL system. That means there are two sides to every story. A case works its way through the system and the stronger LEGAL arguments prevail at the top levels.

  • Zorg Feb 19, 2013

    His creepiness alone should be a felony.

  • Nancy Feb 19, 2013

    There seems to be continuous problems with justice being delivered blindly in Durham.

  • sjb2k1 Feb 19, 2013

    so will it be for murder or just like desecration of a corpse?

  • Kaitlyn Feb 19, 2013

    Good! I thought Hudson's ruling was ridiculous because it basically set a precedent saying the defense has a right to personally examine the body in any murder case. So what that means is any time a body is found and determined to be a homicide the state might have to keep the remains for years until an arrest is made. Otherwise the defense can argue that they never got to see the remains and the evidence must be thrown out. That is why they keep tissue samples and autopsy photos.

  • 75Tarheel Feb 19, 2013

    AT MOST they can charge him with desecration of a body or misuse of a corpse.

    OneLove

    WRONG! He can be and probably will be charged with murder. And deservedly so. Here's hoping for a quick conviction.

  • christopher27519 Feb 19, 2013

    Perhaps this "error" needs to be brought up before the NC Judicial Standards Commission.

    Sounds like Judicial Dereliction of Duty in my playbook...

  • 75Tarheel Feb 19, 2013

    Eat that CROW Hudson.......how are those britches feeling now? A little big I'm guessing.

    Thank you Court of Appeals.

  • Sweet summertime Feb 19, 2013

    "I don't know about you, but doesn't this guy creep you out a bit?" - davido

    "Not at all! I think I'll have him over for dinner." - Hans

    Not a bad idea. LOL ;)

  • Crumps Br0ther Feb 19, 2013

    Crumps: The charges were dismissed. No double jeopardy attached, there was no trial.
    chattycat

    Are there new charges, they are saying he should be tried now

  • CuriousT Feb 19, 2013

    Judge Hudson in the news again. Maybe the former District Attorney was "spot on" in her assessment? This gets more curious by the day.

  • Hans Feb 19, 2013

    "I don't know about you, but doesn't this guy creep you out a bit?" - davido

    Not at all! I think I'll have him over for dinner.

  • davido Feb 19, 2013

    I don't know about you, but doesn't this guy creep you out a bit?

  • chattycat Feb 19, 2013

    Crumps: The charges were dismissed. No double jeopardy attached, there was no trial.

  • NotUrTypicalAmerican Feb 19, 2013

    Our justice system has become a joke in more ways than one.

  • valleyGirl Feb 19, 2013

    Something must be amiss, this seems so right.

  • masontom56 Feb 19, 2013

    Law abiding gun owners threatened by the government but, a mental nut job walks around with victims remains and Judge say "Hey...it's OK"

    Now do you see the problem????

  • OneLove Feb 19, 2013

    AT MOST they can charge him with desecration of a body or misuse of a corpse.

  • dogluv3r Feb 19, 2013

    Is there new evidence? Doesn't this fall under double jeopardy?

    -- Only if he was found not guilty. The case was dismissed and an appeal was filed, therefor double jeopardy does not apply.

  • Paladin2 Feb 19, 2013

    Judge Orlando Hudson is a disgrace to the legal system thanks to the voters of Durham who have no clue.

  • Hans Feb 19, 2013

    "Ya think???" - Native NC gal

    A guy telling someone he killed someone whose remains he's carrying around in a backback kind of puts up a little red flag, doesn't it? Still, it doesn't seem like those remains should have been cremated.

  • 1UNC Feb 19, 2013

    Is there new evidence? Doesn't this fall under double jeopardy?

    Really?...........Double Jeopardy applies when you are tried and found not guilty. There has not been a trial yet. Another Judge Hudson mistake.

  • Dido Feb 19, 2013

    "Superior Court Judge Orlando Hudson dismissed the charge against Michael Dorman in August 2011 amid a simmering feud with then-District Attorney Tracey Cline." Since when does a petty feud come before solving a murder? Prostitute or not, this poor woman and her family deserve some justice.

  • chattycat Feb 19, 2013

    This is great news!

  • Native NC gal Feb 19, 2013

    Ya think???

  • Crumps Br0ther Feb 19, 2013

    Is there new evidence? Doesn't this fall under double jeopardy?

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