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Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work compute

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The Manhattan district attorney's office is scouring the vile files to determine if criminal charges are warranted - and are checking whether any of the women are underage.

Gibbons, 47, already had raised eyebrows with his ethics-skirting romance with Legal Aid lawyer Jeanne Emhoff, 31, who he fathered a son with weeks ago.

Emhoff's Facebook page, which was pulled down Thursday, featured a photo of a man with a boy on his shoulder.

The porn revelation staggered the baby's grandparents.

Read more: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work computer


Gives a whole new meaning to the words "all rise"

I'm glad he resigned though instead of fighting a hopeless battle.

Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work computer
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

The Manhattan district attorney's office is scouring the vile files to determine if criminal charges are warranted
sure that's why :lol:

but seriously, never use your work computer for porn.
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

Dude needed to lose his job just for stupidity above and beyond the call of duty. If you can't manage to not look at porn at work, you have real problems.
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

Dude needed to lose his job just for stupidity above and beyond the call of duty. If you can't manage to not look at porn at work, you have real problems.
I thought you would love the fact he's a republican Redress.

And you call yourself very liberal ;)
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

I thought you would love the fact he's a republican Redress.

And you call yourself very liberal ;)
Stupidity does not have a political lean.
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

Yeah my biggest problem here is that he looked at porn while at work, but I don't think him browsing porn in of itself is immoral. How hard is it to wait until you get home?

I used to work in corporate offices and it was common though. People would even bypass the corporate monitoring software so that they could surf for porn and joke around with their co-worker buddies about it. I'll never understand.
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

I thought you would love the fact he's a republican Redress.

And you call yourself very liberal ;)
I did not even notice he was a republican. I figure things like that are pretty irrelevant to something like this.
 
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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

i guess manhattan doesnt having any pressing issues he needs to attend to. what a loser.
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

Dude needed to lose his job just for stupidity above and beyond the call of duty. If you can't manage to not look at porn at work, you have real problems.
I am surprised-most government computers block that stuff anyway

maybe judges have units without censors though
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

The judge couldnt just buy a cheap netbook and external hard drive? Such Fail
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

I'm not excusing this whatsoever and just have a question totally separate of the case.

How hard would it be for a covert agency to frame a government official by planting porn on his work computer? It wouldn't be that difficult would it? If our government got corrupt enough, is this a possibility? It would be a nice way to remove people in your way. No proof needed. Once something like this comes out you're finished. Your reputation is shot in the court of public opinion.

No I'm not advocating any kind of conspiracy theory. Just asking your opinion on how hard this would be to do.
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

I'm not excusing this whatsoever and just have a question totally separate of the case.

How hard would it be for a covert agency to frame a government official by planting porn on his work computer? It wouldn't be that difficult would it? If our government got corrupt enough, is this a possibility? It would be a nice way to remove people in your way. No proof needed. Once something like this comes out you're finished. Your reputation is shot in the court of public opinion.

No I'm not advocating any kind of conspiracy theory. Just asking your opinion on how hard this would be to do.
not all that hard but since he resigned rather than fighting it I suspect he was a horn dog not a frame job victim
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

I did not even notice he was a republican. I figure things like that are pretty irrelevant to something like this.
You thought I was serious?
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

You thought I was serious?
Use smileys then dammit!
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

I thought you would love the fact he's a republican Redress.

And you call yourself very liberal ;)
Really? I thought he was a Democrat because it was not gay porn.

Don't mind me. I'm just being a butthead tonight. :mrgreen:
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

I am surprised-most government computers block that stuff anyway

maybe judges have units without censors though
I think it's safe to say he's been operating his unit freely.
 
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I think it's safe to say he's been operating his unit freely.
id say it was safe to say he was watching OTHERS operating their "units." LMAO.
 

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Re: Manhattan Judge James Gibbons quits after massive porn cache is found on work com

not all that hard but since he resigned rather than fighting it I suspect he was a horn dog not a frame job victim
Sometimes it is much easier and/or wiser to not fight certain things [like, for example, a court case where the jail sentence is great enoguh where turning down a probation sentence deal to fight the case is not wirth it]. Doesn't make you guilty or not guilty inherently.
 
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