Access to the records of the Commission on Judicial Disabilities is governed by Title 16, Chapter 900 of the Maryland Rules and Rule 18-407.
To request a judicial record from the Commission on Judicial Disabilities, contact the Commission’s judicial records representative:
Under the current Maryland Rule 18-407, all proceedings as to complaints and investigations are confidential and not available to the public. In addition, Investigative Counsel’s work product and records not admitted into evidence in a public hearing before the Commission, the Commission’s deliberations, and records of the Commission’s deliberations are confidential and not available to the public.
The documents that are not confidential, include: (i) after a filing of a response to charges alleging sanctionable conduct, or expiration of the time for filing a response, the charges and all subsequent proceedings before the Commission on them; (ii) unless otherwise ordered by the Court of Appeals, the record of Commission proceedings filed with the Court of Appeals; and (iii) the materials posted on the Commission’s website.
Current List of Available Judicial Records on the Commission Website:
Commission Board Members & Staff
Rules Governing Commission
Maryland Code of Judicial Conduct
Maryland Constitution regarding the Commission
Annual Reports for FY 2006 - Present
Public Actions of the Commission from 7/21/10 - Present
Prior Public Actions of the Commission available upon request.