Judge again insults bereaved to SNS Sendai High Court Disciplinary petition January 27 20:21
The Sendai High Court has appealed to the Supreme Court for disciplinary allegation that Judge Motoichi Okaguchi, who is in charge of the civil trial, posted on his Facebook page insulting the bereaved of the murder. This is the second time Judge Okaguchi has been charged with disciplinary action over SNS postings.
Disciplinary action has been filed by Judge Motoichi Okaguchi, 53, who is in charge of civil trial at the Sendai High Court.
According to the court, Judge Okaguchi posted on his Facebook page last November in his Facebook account about the bereaved family in a case where a female high school student in Tokyo was killed. Was.
Judge Okaguchi has previously posted on Twitter about the case and has been protested by the bereaved family. He has been quietly treated by the Tokyo High Court, to which he belonged, at the time.
The Sendai High Court commented on this post as `` although there was a request from the surviving family for a strict disposal in a previous post, this time again insulted the surviving family and damaged the public's trust in the judge. '' On the day, I filed a disciplinary action with the Supreme Court.
In the future, a “discrete trial” will be held in the Supreme Court to hear the judge's action.
Judge Okaguchi stated on the Internet in November last year after posting on Facebook that “It is obvious that the choice of terms was not appropriate, and then we withdrew this expression and apologized to the parties concerned. Yes "and so on.
Judge Okaguchi has been allegedly disciplined over posting on Twitter about another civil trial, and has received a disciplinary action in a divided trial.
A request for prosecution has been filed for a dismissal over these posts, and an investigation is being conducted by the Judicial Prosecution Committee of the Diet, but a lawyer who is an assistant to the person himself said, `` There is no significant delinquency and should be prosecuted. Is not. "