New and Noteworthy

Matter of Scott Stone

The Commission has released a decision dated May 30, 2019, that Butler Town Court and Wolcott Village Court Justice Scott Stone (Wayne County), has resigned from office and agreed never to seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Stone Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2019 Releases.

Matter of Roger L. Forando

The Commission has determined that Roger L. Forando, a Justice of the Granville Town Court and the Granville Village Court (Washington County), should be admonished.  The Commission’s decision dated March 25, 2019, is available at Forando Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2019 Releases.

Annual Report

The Commission has released its 2019 Annual Report, covering activities throughout the calendar year 2018. The Report it available at Annual Report. An accompanying press release is available at 2019 Releases.

Matter of Kathy Wachtman

The Commission has determined that Kathy Wachtman, a Justice of the Huron Town Court (Wayne County), should be censured. The Commission's decision dated February 7, 2019, is available at Wachtman Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2019 Releases.

Matter of William E. Abbott

The Commission has determined that William E. Abbott, a Justice of the Palmyra Town Court and an Associate Justice of the Palmyra Village Court (Wayne County), should be censured. The Commission's decision dated February 7, 2019, is available at Abbott Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2019 Releases.