In overturn decision, judge rules Del. court employee’s firing was appropriate

    A Superior Court judge has decided the firing of a Delaware court employee was, in fact, appropriate.

    Michele Carty was fired in 2010 after asking a Wilmington Police lockup officer to release a man “out the back door” before a bail hearing. Turns out Carty is a childhood friend of the defendant’s cousin.

    As the Associated Press reports, Carty’s firing was first determined by the state Merit Employee Relations Board to be a disproportionate penalty.

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