Statistical Data


Complaints, Dispositions and Workload Data

The Judicial Discipline & Disability Commission received 253 complaints and disposed of 234 complaints during 2015. The following information shows statistical data on the complaints processed in 2015.

Source of Complaints
Subject Matter of Allegations
Anonymous
13
Abuse of power
144
Commission Motion
6
Conflict of Interest
49
Attorneys
6
Corruption/Fraud
5
Litigants
188
Delay
37
Judge/Court Personnel
3
One-sided Communication
16
Non-litigating Individual
24
Failure to Perform
 
Non-litigating Family
12
  Duties of Office
9
Public Official
1
Improper Election/Political Conduct
6
 
 
Improper Influence
7
Complaints Filed by Court
Inappropriate Public Comment
3
Supreme Court
8
Injudicious Temperament
45
Court of Appeals
2
Legal Error
35
Circuit Court
182
Off the Bench Misconduct
10
District
52
Nepotism
0
County
0
Partiality/Bias/Prejudice
102
City
0
Physical/Mental Disability
3
Federal
4
Procedural/Administrative Irregularity
83
Unknown
0
Sexual Misconduct
1
Other
5
Use of Intoxicating Beverages or Drugs
1
Nature of Litigation
 
 
 
 
 
 
Criminal
102
 
 
Domestic Relations
57
Miscellaneous
General Civil
41
Appearances by a judge
0
Juvenile
14
Appearances by judge's attorney
0
Mental Illness
0
Formal disciplinary hearings
0
Probate
9
Supreme Court Referral for Interim Suspension
0
Small Claims
3
Supreme Court granting interim Suspension of a judge
0
Traffic
3
Non-litigation
24
 
 
 
 
2015 Docket
 
Complaints received during 2015
253
 
 
Disposition of Complaints:
Complaints dismissed
234
Informal adjustments
0
Public admonitioins
1
Public reprimands/censure
2
Judicial resignation/retirement during investigation
1
Suspension from office with pay
0
 
 
Recommendation to Supreme Court for:
 
Suspension for misconduct
0
Removal for misconduct
0
Suspension for disability
0
Removal for disability
0

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