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Judge behind the 'Taj Mahal' takes demotion on appeals court



Chief Judge Paul M. Hawkes resigned Friday from the top job at the 1st District Court of Appeal, just a few weeks before moving into a new courthouse critics have dubbed the "Taj Mahal" and "Taj MaHawkes."

Hawkes, 53, who did not resign from the court, would not discuss his reason for resigning as chief judge before his term was up June 30, 2011.

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[Last modified: Sunday, November 21, 2010 11:38am]


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