Since January 1975, when the temporary Commission commenced operations, 60,467 complaints of judicial misconduct have been considered by the temporary, former and present Commissions. Of these, 51,157 were dismissed upon initial review or after a preliminary review and inquiry, and 9,310 investigations were authorized. Of the 9,310 investigations authorized, the following dispositions have been made through December 31, 2019:
Of the 1,164 disciplinary matters against 871 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 99 decisions by the Court of Appeals, 16 of which modified a Commission determination.
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