McCree’s courtroom was locked Tuesday afternoon, and a woman who answered his office phone said he was unavailable. He did not immediately return an email from The Associated Press.
WJBK said court employee’s husband plans to file a complaint with the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission, a watchdog agency over the judiciary. The husband was not identified in the TV report.
The commission’s executive director, Paul Fischer, said Tuesday he couldn’t confirm or deny whether a grievance had been filed. He said all investigations are confidential.
McCree’s father was the first black judge on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati and solicitor general under President Jimmy Carter.