Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct
The Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct (ACJC) was created in 1974 to assist the Supreme Court by investigating allegations of unethical judicial conduct and by referring to the Court those matters that the Committee considers to require public disciplinary action. The composition and procedures of the Committee are set forth in Rule 2:15.
All records of and investigations conducted by the ACJC's staff are confidential in accordance with Court Rule 2:15-20. Confidentiality ceases only if and when the ACJC decides that there is probable cause for the imposition of public discipline and issues a formal complaint requiring the judge to answer and appear at a public hearing. Proceedings from the formal complaint on are no longer confidential.
- How to File Complaint About a Judge
- Complaint Form / formulario de queja (espaņol)
- ACJC Overview
- Frequently Asked Questions
- ACJC Committee Members
- Contact Information
- Rule 2:15. Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct
- Code of Judicial Conduct
- Order and Presentment: Supreme Court Order In the Matter of Seth I. Davenport, Former Judge of the Municipal Court
- Stipulations: Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct Formal Hearing In the Matter of Surrogate James Curcio
- Formal Hearing: Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct Formal Hearing In the Matter of Surrogate James Curcio
- Formal Hearing and Stipulations: Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct Formal Hearing and Stipulations in the Matter of Municipal Court Judge Michael A. Diamond
- Order to Show Cause: In the Matter of Louis M. J. DiLeo, Former Judge of the Municipal Court
- Answer In Response to Amended Formal Complaint: In the Matter of Surrogate James Curcio
- Amended Formal Complaint - In the Matter of Surrogate James Curcio
- Statement by the Supreme Court: In the Matter of Allegations of Judicial and Attorney Misconduct in Essex County
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