Inkster judge in court for embezzlement charge

Judge Sylvia James suspended, in court Tuesday

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Judge Sylvia James

DETROIT - An Inksterjudge was in court on Tuesday, but not in her own courtroom.

Suspended Inkster Judge Sylvia James was in 20th District Court in Dearborn Heights for a pretrial hearing.

James is facing embezzlement charges after being accused of misusing judicial funds to buy personal items.

She was suspended this past year pending the outcome of this case.

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