Judicial Discipline Process: An Overview

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The first part of this report covers the process for handling complaints against federal judges and judicial discipline, which was enacted on November 2, 2002 as the Judicial Improvements Act of 2002. The second part of this report covers two impeachments during the 111th Congress, those of Judge Samuel B. Kent and Judge G. Thomas Porteous Jr.

Creator(s): Barbour, Emily C.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 7, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Barbour, Emily C.

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 7, 2011
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The first part of this report covers the process for handling complaints against federal judges and judicial discipline, which was enacted on November 2, 2002 as the Judicial Improvements Act of 2002. The second part of this report covers two impeachments during the 111th Congress, those of Judge Samuel B. Kent and Judge G. Thomas Porteous Jr.

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13 pages.

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