{FD} Ex-Arkansas judge faces prison term in sexual favors case

A former Arkansas judge who’s set to be sentenced Wednesday for giving lighter sentences to male defendants in return for sexual favors had been investigated for similar crimes while a part-time prosecutor more than two decades ago, but federal prosecutors decided not to charge him because he agreed to step down, according to court records filed ahead of a hearing.

{FD} FBI had probed convicted ex-Arkansas judge 20 years ago

A former Arkansas judge who admitted giving lighter sentences to male defendants in return for sexual favors was investigated for similar crimes while a part-time deputy prosecutor more than two decades ago, but federal prosecutors opted not to charge him because he agreed to step down, according to court records filed ahead of the judge’s sentencing.