Thursday, March 25, 2021

New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct releases 2021 report

Pursuant to the Judiciary Law of the State of New York, the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct has released its Annual Report of activities, covering the period from January 1 through December 31, 2020.

The Commission is the independent agency designated by the State

Constitution to review complaints of misconduct against judges and justices of the State Unified Court System and, where appropriate, render public disciplinary determinations of admonition, censure or removal from office. Its objective is to enforce high standards of conduct for judges, "who must be free to act independently, on the merits and in good faith, but also must be held accountable should they commit misconduct."

A complete copy of the report is available here.