New York Law Journal: White Family Court Clerk Suspended After Allegedly Using Racial Slurs During Virtual Proceeding

“A white clerk in New York City Family Court was allegedly overheard during a virtual court proceeding Thursday calling a Black teenage defendant the N-word as well as another slur, according to the state Office of Court Administration and a news report.

The Office of Court Administration on Friday afternoon suspended the clerk, Donna Prainito, without pay pending an investigation of the incident that could lead to disciplinary charges, the OCA told the New York Law Journal on Friday.”

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