Since January 1975, when the temporary Commission commenced operations, 61,971 complaints of judicial misconduct have been considered by the temporary, former and present Commissions. Of these, 52,541 were dismissed upon initial review or after a preliminary review and inquiry, and 9,430 investigations were authorized. Of the 9,430 investigations authorized, the following dispositions have been made through December 31, 2020:
Of the 1,191 disciplinary matters against 886 judges as noted above, the following actions have been recorded since 1975 in matters initiated by the temporary, former or present Commission. (It should be noted that several complaints against a single judge may be disposed of in a single action. This accounts for the apparent discrepancy between the number of complaints and the number of judges acted upon.) These figures take into account the 101 decisions by the Court of Appeals, 16 of which modified a Commission determination.
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