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Title: New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct Annual Report, 1995
Corporate Author: New York State Cmssn on Judicial Conduct
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 157
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Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes the 1994 activities of the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct and highlights some of the milestones in the 20-year history of the commission.
Abstract: In 1994, the commission received 1,438 new complaints, of which 1,230 were dismissed on initial review. The commission authorized and began 208 investigations and had 154 investigations and proceedings on formal charges pending from the prior year. The majority of complaints came from civil litigants and defendants in criminal cases. The commission initiated 49 complaints on its own motions. The commission dismissed 98 complaints outright, dismissed 33 complaints involving 32 judges with letters of dismissal and caution, closed seven complaints involving six judges upon the judges' resignation, closed six complaints involving six judges upon vacancy of office due to reasons other than resignation, authorized formal charges in 21 complaints involving 19 judges, and had 153 pending investigations at the end of the year. Summaries of specific cases, copies of commission decisions, and biographies of commission members
Main Term(s): Court statistics
Index Term(s): Judge censure and removal; Judicial conduct and ethics; New York; Professional misconduct; State Judicial Conduct Commissions
Note: Special Supplement: A 20-Year History of the Commission
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