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Texas Beating Judge Suspended

Attorney files complaint against William Adams for dismissing abuse accusation

(Newser) - A Texas judge whose videotaped beating of his daughter went viral has been suspended from the bench. William Adams was ordered suspended immediately with pay until the outcome of an inquiry begun earlier this month by the State Commission on Judicial Ethics, reports AP . Williams opted earlier to take a... More »

Beating Judge Battling for Younger Daughter Visits

William Adams seeks to lift restraining order concerning 10-year-old

(Newser) - A Texas judge whose shocking beating of his disabled teenage daughter went viral is now battling for visitation rights with his younger child. William Adams filed paperwork this week to lift a temporary restraining order banning him from visits with his 10-year-old daughter unless he obtains permission from his ex-wife,... More »

No Charges for Judge Over Beating Video

William Adams taking paid leave from job

(Newser) - A Texas judge filmed in a viral video beating his disabled daughter won't face criminal charges because the five-year statutes of limitations has expired, say police. Though the beating occurred several years ago, daughter Hillary Adams, who suffers from cerebral palsy, said she was afraid to post the film... More »

Beating Judge Defiant: I Did Nothing Wrong

... 'other than discipline my child,' says William Adams

(Newser) - The Texas judge whose harsh beating of his disabled daughter went viral is defending his actions . "In my mind, I haven't done anything wrong, other than discipline my child after she was caught stealing" said Judge William Adams in an interview for KZTV . "I did lose my... More »

Judge Under Fire After Daughter Posts Video of Beating

Police investigate after disturbing clip goes viral

(Newser) - A Texas judge is facing a police investigation along with death threats after his daughter posted a video of a severe beating she endured in 2004, reports KRIS TV . The disturbing seven-minute clip has racked up more than 600,000 views on YouTube after Hillary Adams shared it on Reddit.... More »

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