21, 2018, about a five-year prison term given to a former east Arkansas judge who admitted giving young men lighter sentences in return for sexual favors. 21 about a former Arkansas judge being sentenced after admitting to giving male defendants lighter sentences in exchange for sexual favors, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the judge took pictures of one of the victim's tattoos.Sachar’s agency investigated Joseph Boeckmann and orchestrated his removal from the bench in 2016. Richard Milliman said he declined to let the judge take photos of his tattoos." said Milliman, who drew a line at how much Boeckmann could photograph at their only non-courtroom encounter. "Milliman and Butler were identified by aliases in court documents but both said Wednesday they wanted to speak openly about the judge's crimes.Milliman had first gone on record about his interactions with the judge agreeing to use his name during 2016 interviews with The Associated Press.———Follow Kelly P.
"How can a mere 37 months be a means to pay back society?As it investigated Boeckmann's behavior more recently, and subsequently negotiated his resignation, the head of the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission, David Sachar, demanded that the judge agree to never seek any elective office again.Milliman said it was shame that Boeckmann had another opportunity to prey on more young men who would find it difficult to step forward."How are you supposed to talk about another man violating you?The ex-judge spoke to Baker briefly and in a barely audible voice said he had tried to convince himself that he wasn't doing anything wrong.He later added, "I've had time to reflect."Boeckmann had faced up to 260 years behind bars if convicted of all charges in the 21-count indictment.Owners of assume no responsibility (and expressly disclaim responsibility) for updating this site to keep information current or to ensure the accuracy or completeness of any posted information.Accordingly, you should confirm the accuracy and completeness of all posted information before making any decision related to any data presented on this site.In a letter written before Wednesday's hearing — a portion of which was read to the judge — Hunter said that after Boeckmann had helped him following a traffic accident, the judge required him to routinely clean up a laptop computer that had been slowed down by a cache of X-rated pictures and videos."I had to do as he said. Boeckmann's lawyer did not want the judge to consider the 1990s investigations, saying the ex-judge's memory was such that he couldn't refute any allegations.Baker said she found the misconduct pertinent, given that FBI agents were told then by Boeckmann's secretary about her finding nude photographs of young men in his office.Kyle Butler of Palestine, Ark., left, and Richard Milliman of Memphis, Tenn., leave a federal courthouse in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, Feb.21, 2018, after a judge imposed a five-year prison term on a former east Arkansas district judge who admitted giving young men lighter sentences in return for sexual favors.