Chief Judge Clarence Cuthpert Jr. and Judge Maureen Wood Enter Rockdale County State Court Election, Competing for Seat Vacated by Retiring Judge

CONYERS, Georgia – In a bid to secure the position he was appointed to last year, Chief Judge Clarence Cuthpert Jr. has announced his candidacy for the Rockdale County State Court. Cuthpert was appointed by Governor Brian Kemp to serve the remaining term of retiring Judge Nancy N. Bills. However, he will face competition from Rockdale County Juvenile Court Judge Maureen Wood, who also qualified for the judicial race on March 4. Judge Cuthpert’s decision to run for election comes after his year-long tenure in the position. As the appointed chief judge, he has likely … Read more

Retiring Ohio Judge Shares Inspiring Stories of Transformation in Juvenile Court

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Cindi Morehart, a retired judge from Franklin County in Ohio, is bidding farewell to the judicial system after a long and successful career, with the majority of her time spent in juvenile court. Throughout her years on the bench, Morehart has emphasized the importance of addressing mental health concerns in the justice system. Morehart’s journey in the legal field started as an art teacher in juvenile prison before she pursued law school at the age of 35. She then went on to work as a city and county prosecutor before eventually becoming … Read more