So Ordered this 19th day of June 2007.
Tuesday, June 19, 2007
ORDER OF SUSPENSION
PURSUANT TO N.C. GEN. STAT. SEC 7A-66
........THIS MATTER HAVING COME on to be heard before the Honorable Orlando F. Hudson Jr., the Senior Resident Superior Court Judge of Durham County, and having reviewed the affidavit in support of the removal of Michael B. Nifong as District Attorney for the Fourteeth Judicial District, HEARBY [sic] FINDS that there is probably [sic] cause to believe that the District Attorney has engaged in willful misconduct in office and conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice whch brings the office into disrepute and HEREBY ORDERS AND DECREES THAT Mr. Nifong shall be suspended with pay pending a hearing on this matter to be set within thiry (30) days of this order.
Orlando F. Hudson, Jr.
Senior Resident Superior Court Judge