New chief chosen to replace retiring DC federal judge named in sex assault case - Washington Post

The District's federal court named a new chief judge Thursday, one day after Richard W. Roberts retired, citing unspecified health issues that he said prevented him from continuing to serve. The early retirement announcement coincided with the filing ...and more »

Serial Killer's Survivor: Prosecutor Raped Me During the Trial - Daily Beast

Terry Mitchell was 16 when a neo-Nazi sniper killed two friends right in front of her. The man who put him behind bars systematically raped her during the trial, she says. He went on to become a federal judge, and now she wants him to face justice.and more »

Lawsuit Accuses Chief Federal Judge in DC of Raping Girl, 16 - NBCNews.com

The chief U.S. district judge in Washington, D.C., could face a congressional investigation in connection with a sexual abuse lawsuit filed Wednesday by a Utah woman. Richard W. Roberts, the chief U.S. district judge for Washington, D.C., submitted a ...and more »

Utah woman sues prosecutor — now a federal judge — alleging he sexually abused her in 1981 - Salt Lake Tribune

(Leah Hogsten | Tribune file photo) Terry Elrod Mitchell, as seen here in a November 2013 file photo, has filed a lawsuit against a former federal prosecutor, who is now a federal judge, alleging he sexually abused her during the 1981 Utah trial of ...and more »

Federal Judge Retires As 'Bad Lapse In Judgment' With 16-Year-Old Surfaces - NPR

The chief judge of the federal district court in Washington, D.C., notified the White House he would retire this week, the same day a Utah woman filed a lawsuit accusing him of assault and predatory sexual behavior 35 years ago, when he was a civil ...and more »

Federal judge accused of decades-old rape, Congress steps in - Politico

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has been accused of raping a 16-year-old murder witness while serving as a federal prosecutor 35 years ago. The allegation has already spilled into Congress, with at least one committee chairman vowing to look into ...and more »

Witness in 1981 serial murder case says prosecutor raped her - Chicago Tribune

U.S. District Judge Richard W. Roberts, seen here in 2008, retired the day he was sued by a woman accusing him of rape in Salt Lake City. (Charles Dharapak / AP). Tribune wire reportsContact Reporter. He was a rising young federal prosecutor assigned ...and more »

Chief judge of the District's federal court retires as lawsuit accuses him of sexual assault - Washington Post

The chief judge of the District's federal court retired Wednesday, citing unspecified health issues that he said prevented him from continuing to serve on the bench. Chief Judge Richard W. Roberts's early retirement came on the same day that a Utah ...and more »

US Judge Richard Roberts Accused Of Sexual Abuse By 16-Year-Old Former Witness - Huffington Post

The head judge of the U.S. District Court in Washington is being sued for alleged sexual abuse of a 16-year-old female trial witness decades ago, in a lawsuit filed the same day he retired. Richard Roberts, who had been chief U.S. judge in the District ...and more »

Judge to retire after accusations of rape by then-minor - Washington Times

Richard W. Roberts, the chief U.S. district judge for Washington D.C., suddenly resigned Wednesday as news surfaced of a sex-abuse lawsuit filed against him by a Utah woman. (Associated Press) more >. 0. Share. 0. Tweet. 0. Share. 0. Pin. 0. Share. 0 ...and more »