Texas judge makes ob­scene ges­ture

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A state district judge in El Paso is ac­cused of shak­ing his mid­dle fin­ger at an­other judge in a fit of anger and now has a court date af­ter be­ing charged with dis­or­derly con­duct. State District Judge Pa­trick Gar­cia is sched­uled for trial in April af­ter the El Paso County district at­tor­ney’s of­fice de­ter­mined the mis­de­meanor case should be pros­e­cuted.

A county court judge filed a com­plaint af­ter he says Gar­cia gave him the fin­ger in Novem­ber out­side the county court­house. The El Paso Times re­ports Gar­cia was an­gry be­cause he be­lieved the lower court judge had un­der­mined a plea agree­ment be­ing ar­ranged in Gar­cia’s court. gar­cia has told the news­pa­per he didn’t want to com­ment.the other judge said in his com­plaint that he found the in­ci­dent “hu­mil­i­at­ing.” — AP

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