What is the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania?
The Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania investigates allegations of ethical misconduct against Pennsylvania judges. If necessary, the Board prepares and brings cases against judges who are accused of unethical actions.
The Board has 12 members, all of whom must be Pennsylvania citizens. Three are judges, three are lawyers and six are non-lawyers. Half of the Board members are chosen by the Governor, the other half by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Members serve 4-year terms, without pay. They meet regularly to review complaints. Read more…