FY 2000-Present Summaries of Private Sanctions

Private Warning of an Appellate Justice (10/29/21)

11/02/2021
 
 

The judge violated the prohibitions against testifying voluntarily as a character witness and lent the prestige of judicial office to advance the private interests of others in doing so, when she v...

Private Warning of a Former Magistrate Judge (10/29/21)

10/29/2021
 
 

The judge engaged in willful conduct that cast public discredit upon the judiciary when his actions led to his arrest for driving while intoxicated and unlawful carrying of a firearm. [Violation o...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (8/16/21)

08/16/2021
 
 

The judge allowed her relationship with acquaintances to influence her judicial conduct and judgment, lent the prestige of her judicial office to advance the private interests of those acquaintance...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (8/12/21)

08/12/2021
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and maintain professional competence in the law, failed to be patient, dignified and courteous towards the constable and/or constable’s office in his precinc...

Private Reprimand of a County Judge (8/12/21)

08/12/2021
 
 

The judge engaged in willful conduct that cast public discredit on the judiciary when he operated a motor vehicle while under the influence of prescribed medications that impaired his ability to do...

Private Admonition of a Former Municipal Court Judge (8/12/21)

08/12/2021
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law when she operated a motor vehicle while intoxicated, a criminal offense for which she successfully a completed a pre-trial diversion program. [Violation of C...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace (8/12/21)

08/12/2021
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law by owning and operating a personal vehicle equipped with red and blue flashing lights, which he regularly activated while using his personal vehicle in the p...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (8/12/21)

08/12/2021
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and to maintain professional competence in the law when she improperly denied the release of court records to a citizen upon request for such records. [Viol...