Throwback Thursday

5 years ago this month:

  • The Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct publicly reprimanded a judge for committing multiple errors in an eviction proceeding.  Carrillo, Order (Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct November 13, 2015).
  • The Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct publicly reprimanded a former court commissioner for being impatient, harsh, and intimidating to an attorney for the victim in a criminal case who was attempting to be heard at a hearing.  Newell, Order (Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct November 13, 2015).
  • The Minnesota Board on Judicial Standards publicly reprimanded a judge for comments he publicly posted on his Facebook page about cases to which he was assigned as a senior judge.  In the Matter of Bearse, Public reprimand (Minnesota Board on Judicial Standards November 20, 2015).
  • Based on an agreed statement of facts and joint recommendation, the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct publicly censured a non-lawyer judge for issuing warrants of eviction and money judgments in 2 summary eviction proceedings without according the tenants an opportunity to be heard or reviewing the supporting documents and failing to mechanically record 2 other eviction proceedings.  In the Matter of Williams, Determination (New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct November 2, 2015).
  • Adopting the findings and recommendation of the Judicial Standards Commission based on stipulated facts, the North Carolina Supreme Court publicly reprimanded a judge for, during proceedings in a divorce case, failing to be patient, dignified, and courteous to the parties, making inappropriate comments to the parties, misstating the law when threatening future contempt proceedings, improperly exercising his contempt powers, and failing to maintain order and decorum in the proceedings before him.  In re Hill, 778 S.E.2d 64 (North Carolina 2015).

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