All complaints must be signed and in writing. You can fill out our complaint form online, print the form and mail it, or send us a letter describing the alleged misconduct.
The Commission is an independent state agency charged with investigating allegations of judicial misconduct against New York state, county, town and village judges.
Read about our Procedures for handling complaints and the Confidentiality of our proceedings.
The Commission is an independent agency created by the New York Constitution to investigate complaints against New York judges.
The Commission enforces the Rules Governing Judicial Conduct, which require judges to observe high standards of conduct to promote public confidence in the judiciary, while maintaining essential judicial independence.
Where appropriate, a judge found to have engaged in unethical behavior may be admonished, censured or removed from office. A disciplined judge may request review in the Court of Appeals, New York's highest court.
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