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Title: California Commission on Judicial Performance Annual Report, 1994
Corporate Author: State of California Cmssn on Judicial Performance
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 74
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Rockville, MD 20849-6000
State of California Cmssn on Judicial Performance
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report details the 1994 activities of California's independent State agency that handles complaints involving judicial misconduct and disability of State judges.
Abstract: The commission has nine members: two justices of the courts of appeal, two judges of the superior courts, one judge of a municipal court, two attorneys, and two citizens. Each member has a term of 4 years. In 1994, the commission recommended to the Supreme Court that two judges be removed from office and one judge be publicly censured. Three judges resigned or retired with commission proceedings pending. The commission received 1,320 complaints and considered 997 by the end of the year. It also received 423 complaints concerning individuals and matters not under the commission's jurisdiction. Appended background information, case citations, flow charts, and complaint form
Main Term(s): State courts
Index Term(s): California; Disqualification of judges; Judge censure and removal; Judicial conduct and ethics
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