Chippewa County Judge Accused of Misconduct, Suspended Without Pay

A Chippewa County judge has been suspended for Four months without pay.

The Judicial Tenure Commission is accusing Judge Elizabeth Church of misconduct.

They say Church reduced or dismissed charges, as well as changed sentences on at least 20 criminal cases and dismissed 30 ticket cases.

The commission says this all happened without consent from the prosecutor.

Church is not allowed to enter any Chippewa County court during her suspension.