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Title: New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct - Annual Report, 1980
Corporate Author: New York State Cmssn on Judicial Conduct
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 185
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
New York State Cmssn on Judicial Conduct
New York, NY 10006
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct reports on the 153 new authorized complaints of judicial misconduct for 1979 as well as 324 investigations carried over from 1978. Complaints led to the removal of nine judges.
Abstract: Most complaints involved nepotism and favoritism in appointments, political activity, improper financial management and recordkeeping, improper use of name for debt collection, failure to cooperate with the commission, and improper delegation of authority. The report briefly describes of all cases acted on and resulting in judge removal, censure, admonition, and resignation attributable to commission investigations. Appeals and challenges to Commission determinations and procedures are also reported. Appendixes present operating procedures, statistical analysis of complaints, reports of determinations rendered, and citations to commission cases.
Index Term(s): New York; State Judicial Conduct Commissions
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