The judge in the Charleston Shooting case? Well, he has a history of racism. About 12 years ago, when advising a black defendant, James Gosnell said, “There are four kinds of people in this world: black people, white people, red necks, and n—rs”.
And this is who they think will bring justice?
Via The Daily Beast:
The comment led to a judicial disciplinary proceeding and a 2005 determination by the state Supreme Court. The court’s written finding reports Gosnell’s lame defense.
“[Gosnell] represents he knew the defendant, the defendant’s father, and the defendant’s grandfather,” the finding notes. “[Gosnell] represents that when the defendant, an African-American, appeared in court for the bond hearing, [Gosnell] recalled a statement made to him by a veteran African American sheriff’s deputy.”
That being the four kinds of people remark.
“Gosnell alleges he repeated this statement to the defendant in an ill-considered effort to encourage him to recognize and change the path he had chosen in life,” the finding notes.