Arapahoe County district judge resigns after extramarital affair with court clerk, sexual harassment complaint

An Arapahoe County district judge who failed to disclose an extramarital affair with a clerk and faced a sexual harassment complaint has resigned from the bench. 18th District Court Judge John Scipione (Office of Judicial Performance Evaluation) District Judge John E. Scipione stepped down as part of an agreement with the Colorado Commission on Judicial…

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Judge awards $3 million to Aurora councilwoman in suit over false child abuse report

An Arapahoe County District Court judge has ordered former caseworker Robin Niceta to pay Aurora Councilwoman Danielle Jurinsky $3 million in damages after making an unfounded child sexual abuse report against Jurinsky. Jurinsky sued Niceta, the ex-partner of former Aurora Police Chief Vanessa Wilson, over allegations of libel, slander and “extreme and outrageous conduct.” The…

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