FY 2000-Present Summaries of Private Sanctions

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (09/29/11).

09/29/2011
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he reduced a defendant’s bond that had been set by another magistrate. The judge reduced the bo...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (09/26/11).

09/26/2011
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he reduced a defendant’s bond that had been set by another magistrate. The judge reduced the bo...

Private Warning of a District Judge. (09/13/11).

09/13/2011
 
 

The judge failed to perform his judicial duties without bias or prejudice by participating in improper ex parte communications with Defense counsel and with the Defense’s expert witness. Relying on...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (09/08/11).

09/08/2011
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he summoned a party to appear in court when no case was pending. [Violation of Canons 2A ...

Private Reprimand of a Former District Court Judge. (09/01/11).

09/01/2011
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law, failed to act in a manner that promotes public confidence in the integrity and impartiality of the judiciary, and engaged in willful conduct that was incons...

Private Reprimand of a Former Municipal Court Judge. (08/31/11)

08/31/2011
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law by permitting defendants to make charitable donations in lieu of performing community service when ...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge. (07/12/11)

07/12/2011
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law, engaged in an improper ex parte communication with a litigant, and denied a party the right to be heard according to law when he: (1) communicated and plea ...

Private Reprimand of a Justice of the Peace. (07/11/11)

07/11/2011
 
 

The judge willfully and/or persistently violated the law when he allowed defendants to make donations to private non-profit organizations in exchange for a credit on their assessed fines. The judge...