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Matter of ShawnDya L. Simpson

The Commission has released a decision dated August 6, 2020, that Supreme Court Justice ShawnDya L. Simpson (Kings County), has agreed to vacate her judicial office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Simpson Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2020 Releases.

Matter of Howard Gerber

The Commission has determined that Howard Gerber, a Justice of the Clarkstown Town Court, Rockland County, should be admonished. The Commission's decision dated June 17, 2020, is available at Gerber Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2020 Releases.

Matter of Wayne R. Pebler

The Commission has determined that Wayne R. Pebler, a Justice of the Roxbury Town Court, Delaware County, should be censured. The Commission's decision dated June 17, 2020, is available at Pebler Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2020 Releases.

Matter of David T. Corretore

The Commission has determined that David T. Corretore, a Justice of the Webster Town Court, Monroe County, should be admonished. The Commission's decision dated June 22, 2020, is available at Corretore Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2020 Releases.

Matter of Paul H. Senzer

The New York State Court of Appeals has accepted the Commission's Determination that Paul H. Senzer, a Justice of the Northport Village Court (Suffolk County) should be removed from office.

The Court's decision was issued on June 23, 2020, and is available at Court of Appeals Decision. The Commission's Determination is available at Senzer Decision.

Election of Officers

On June 11, 2020, the Commission re-elected Joseph W. Belluck, Esq., as Chair and elected Taa Grays, Esq., as Vice Chair. The Chair and Vice Chair are elected by the members and serve renewable two-year terms. An accompanying press release is available at 2020 Releases.

Matter of William B. Rebolini

The Commission has released a decision dated April 30, 2020, that Supreme Court Justice William B. Rebolini (Suffolk County), has agreed to resign from office and agreed never to seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Rebolini Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2020 Releases.

Matter of Michael F. McGuire

The Commission has determined that Michael F. McGuire, a Judge of the County and Surrogate's Courts, an Acting Judge of the Family Court and an Acting Justice of the Supreme Court, Sullivan County, should be removed from office.  The Commission’s decision dated March 18, 2020, is available at McGuire Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2020 Releases.

Matter of Richard H. Miller, II

The Commission has determined that Richard H. Miller, II, a Judge of the Family Court, Broome County, should be removed from office.  The Commission’s decision dated February 14, 2020, is available at Miller Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2020 Releases.

Judge Miller has requested review of the determination in the Court of Appeals, which has scheduled oral argument for September 16, 2020.

The Court of Appeals suspended Judge Miller from office, with pay, pending review of the Commission's determination. The Court's order is available at Miller Suspension.