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Controversial Judge Makes Deal, Chooses Censure

Posted September 10, 2004 6:19 a.m. EDT

— A controversial Wake County judge made a deal to lessen her own punishment.

Superior Court Judge Evelyn Hill agreed to take a censure from the state Judicial Standards Comission.

In exhange, the commission will drop three other complaints against Hill. Some of those include pretending to grab a Franklin County deputy's crotch and berating a female lawyer.

Recently, Hill was accused of making a derogatory comment to an African-American lawyer.