With ethics concerns put to rest, Caprio named Providence judge emeritus

THE PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL on Thursday elected former Providence Municipal Court Chief Judge Frank Caprio to a volunteer, emeritus role in the court after settling concerns over Caprio's role in TV courtroom drama "Caught in Providence." /PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM
PROVIDENCE – Ethical concerns over a longtime city judge’s role in a TV courtroom drama have been put to rest, with the Providence City Council naming former Chief Judge Frank Caprio to a volunteer, emeritus position. The council on Thursday unanimously voted to elect Caprio as Chief Judge Emeritus of the Providence Municipal Court, following…

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