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2024 California Rules of Court

Rule 10.1016. Notice of failure to perform judicial duties

(a) Notice

(1)  The Chief Justice or presiding justice must notify the Commission on Judicial Performance of a reviewing court justice's:

(A)  Substantial failure to perform judicial duties, including any habitual neglect of duty; or

(B)  Disability-caused absences totaling more than 90 court days in a 12-month period, excluding absences for authorized vacations and for attending schools, conferences, and judicial workshops.

(2)  If the affected justice is a presiding justice, the administrative presiding justice must give the notice.

(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2007.)

(b) Copy to justice

The Chief Justice, administrative presiding justice, or presiding justice must give the affected justice a copy of any notice under (a).

Rule 10.1016 amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007; repealed and adopted as rule 78 effective January 1, 2005.

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