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Old 05-17-2019, 08:20 AM
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Family court judge accused of hiding abuse of grandson
Updated 8:43 a.m. ET May 16, 2019

The 11-year-old grandson of a Wayne County family court judge testified that his grandmother knew he was being beaten by his father and that she covered bruises on his face with makeup the night before he went to school.

Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Tracy Green testified that she never saw bruises on her grandson and denied using makeup to cover them. She did acknowledge in court seeing a handprint on her grandson's face from her son and said she knew he used a belt to discipline his two oldest sons.

The case is unusual given her role as a family court judge who decides whether children should be removed or reunited with parents in similar situations.

"This was her own family," Wayne State Law professor Peter Henning said. "'How is she going to judge a situation in the future?'
an attorney might ask."

"It could call into question her judgment in a close case. This is a very challenging situation."

If she is found to have lied on the stand, the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission could take action, said Deborah Paruch, a law professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.
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Wayne County Judge's son guilty of 'brutal' child abuse she was accused of concealing

DETROIT (FOX 2) - Hes the son of a Wayne County judge convicted of beating his wife and now Gary Davis Headd has been convicted of beating his children.

Headd has lost custody of his children and is awaiting sentencing on domestic violence charges. On Friday he was convicted on two felony counts of child abuse.

Judge Paul John Cusick: We find the defendant guilty of child abuse in the second degree.

Gary Davis Headd was led away to jail, five months after his children told FOX 2 that he beat them -- and that his mother, Wayne County Family Court Judge Tracy Green, helped cover up the abuse.

Older boy: My dad would tell her about a bruise I had or something, and she would put make-up on it because we had to go to school and stuff, and she didn't want people to see.
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