For immediate release: Oct. 19, 2005
For further information contact: Winnie Comfort
Professional Responsibility Rules Committee
The New Jersey Supreme Court has assigned the Professional Responsibility Rules Committee to undertake a review of the confidentiality provisions governing the operation of the judicial disciplinary system in light of its decision released today in R.M. v. Supreme Court of New Jersey, and other relevant considerations.
The confidentiality provisions of the judicial disciplinary system are in Rule 2:15-20 of the New Jersey Court Rules. The Supreme Court's decision and the Rules of Court are on the Judiciary's Web site at njcourtsonline.com.