Retired Circuit Judge Philip Smith of Pocahontas was reprimanded today by the Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission.

He agreed to the reprimand and also agreed not to serve in the judiciary in the future, including by temporary assignemnt. He retired at the end of 2017.

The complaint arose from testimony he gave during the case arising from his divorce from former Sen. Linda Collins-Smith.  It said Judge Smith had used office computer equipment after hours for “extrajudicial activities.” It didn’t specify the activities.

Here’s the release on the finding.

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