“Public censure:” a punishment worthy dishonoring the bench; the citizens of California? Give us a break!
More evidence of cover-up and corruption? SBX-211
Steiner will remain on the bench despite the censure.
The state agency that oversees investigations into allegations of judicial misconduct found “engaging in sexual intercourse in the courthouse is the height of irresponsible and improper behavior by a judge. It reflects an utter disrespect for the dignity and decorum of the court, and is seriously at odds with a judge’s duty to avoid conduct that tarnishes the esteem of the judicial office in the public’s eye.”