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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.

Matter of Mark A. Cunningham

The Commission has released a decision dated January 28, 2021, that Stockton Town Court Justice Mark A. Cunningham (Chautauqua County), has resigned from office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Cunningham Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2021 Releases.

Matter of Amanda R. Ward

The Commission has released a decision dated January 28, 2021, that Fallsburg Town Court Justice Amanda R. Ward (Sullivan County), has resigned from office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Ward Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2021 Releases.

Matter of Gregory H. Burker

The Commission has released a decision dated January 28, 2021, that Watson Town Court Justice Gregory H. Burker (Lewis County), has resigned from office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Burker Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2021 Releases.

New Commission Member Appointed

Suffolk County Acting Supreme Court Justice Fernando M. Camacho has been appointed to the Commission by Chief Judge Janet DiFiore, for a term expiring on March 31, 2024. Biographical information on Justice Camacho and the rest of the Commission members is available at Commission Members. An accompanying press release is available at 2021 Releases.