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Matter of Michael Ralph Miller

The Commission has released a decision dated April 22, 2021, that Michael Ralph Miller, a Justice of the Arcadia Town Court and the Newark Village Court (Wayne County), has resigned from office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Miller Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2021 Releases.

Matter of Larry D. Hartwell

The Commission has released a decision dated April 22, 2021, that Larry D. Hartwell, a Justice of the Lyons Town Court (Wayne County), has resigned from office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Hartwell Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2021 Releases.

Matter of Peter Gallanter

The Commission has released a decision dated April 22, 2021, that Peter Gallanter, a Justice of the Manorhaven Village Court (Nassau County), has resigned from office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Gallanter Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2021 Releases.

Matter of William A. Carter

The Commission has released a decision dated April 22, 2021, that Albany County Court Judge William A. Carter, has resigned from office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Carter Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2021 Releases.

Matter of Lisa R. Rana

The Commission has determined that Lisa R. Rana, a Justice of the East Hampton Town Court and the Sag Harbor Village Court, Suffolk County, should be admonished. The Commission's decision dated March 19, 2021, is available at Rana Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2021 Releases.

Matter of John R. Peck

The Commission has determined that John R. Peck, a Justice of the Gorham Town Court, Ontario County, should be admonished. The Commission's decision dated March 19, 2021, is available at Peck Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2021 Releases.

Annual Report

The Commission has released its 2021 Annual Report, covering activities throughout the calendar year 2020. The Report is available at Annual Report. An accompanying press release is available at 2021 Releases.

Matter of Mark A. DiVietro

The Commission has released a decision dated March 18, 2021, that Owasco Town Court Justice Mark A. DiVietro (Cayuga County), has resigned from office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at DiVietro Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2021 Releases.