BLOGGER COMMENTS: Judge Howell is a 'good buddy' to a certain former sheriff and was re-elected running unopposed in the last election. She is known around the courthouse for her off-the-cuff and sometimes off-the-wall comments and also her use of inmate labor on her private property. The Blog has often pointed out such behavior. She is 'covered' by the 'system' as evidenced by the unanimous decision by the Court of Criminal Appeals denying the request for removing her as the judge on these two cases.
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