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Board: Commission on Judicial Conduct

Board identification number: 052


Authority: AS 22.30.010

Status: Active

Sunset date:

Requirements: Legislative Confirmation and Financial Disclosure

Prohibitions: Members may not serve on the Judicial Council and the Commission on Judicial Conduct simultaneously.

Term: 4 years

Chair: Commission selects.

Description: The commission consists of 9 members: 6 appointed by Governor – 3 public members who are not judges, retired judges, or members of the state Bar; 3 attorneys who have practiced law in Alaska for 10 years, from nominations provided by Bar Association. The 3 justices/judges are elected by the justices/judges of the state courts. Membership terminates if member ceases to hold position that qualified appointment.

Function: Reviews allegations against judges/justices and promotes compliance with codes of conduct for judges.

Special facts: A quorum consists of a majority which must include 1 public member, 1 member of the Alaska Bar, and 1 judge member. The Court presents an annual budget to Legislature. The commission elects its chairman.

Compensation: Standard Travel and Per Diem

Meetings: At least quarterly; 1-3 days each depending on caseload.

For further information and to reach individual members, contact:
Marla Greenstein
Executive Director

510 L Street, Suite 585
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 272-1033
Fax: (907) 272-9309

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