/ Modified may 10, 2017 9:36 a.m.

Pima Justice of the Peace Aboud Charged with Ethics Violation

Newly elected justice accused of stealing test answers at judicial training.

Paula Aboud of the Pima County Democratic Party Paula Aboud, 2014.
AZPM Staff

The Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct has charged Pima County Justice of the Peace Paula Aboud with violating judicial ethics.

Aboud is accused of allegedly taking a copy of a test and answer key during a new judge orientation session in January.

Her attorney responded to the charges, saying Aboud did take the test but that it was a prank.

The commission is seeking “censure, suspension, or removal from office.”

Aboud was elected as a Justice of the Peace in November 2016. No hearing date has been set.

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