20 years ago this month:
- In attorney discipline proceedings, the Florida Supreme Court reprimanded a former judge for his disruptive, scandalous, improper, and contemptuous attitude and actions during the Judicial Qualifications Commission proceedings that led to his removal. Florida Bar v. Graham, 679 So. 2d 1181 (Florida 1996).
- Accepting the recommendation of the Commission on Judicial Performance, the Mississippi Supreme Court reprimanded a part-time judge and fined him $4,933 for failing to resign as a judge after qualifying to run for the board of supervisors. Commission on Judicial Performance v. Haltom, 681 So. 2d 1332 (Mississippi 1996).
- Based on an agreed statement of facts and joint recommendation, the New York State Commission on Judicial Commission censured a judge who had failed to remit court funds to the state comptroller on a timely basis. In the Matter of Erway, Determination (New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct September 17, 1996).
- The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct removed a judge who had failed to remit court funds promptly to the state comptroller and failed to cooperate in the Commission’s investigation. In the Matter of Carney, Determination (New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct September 19, 1996).