ALERT: Court officials are warning Watauga County and surrounding area residents about a mass mailing purporting to be sent from or approved by the North Carolina Judicial Standards Commission. The mailer makes malicious accusations against various judges and other public officials in Watauga County and beyond. The North Carolina Judicial Standards Commission has had no part in this mailer. Any endorsements and other allegations made on the mailer are false. If you receive one of these mailers, you should disregard it. If you have any concerns, you are also encouraged to contact local law enforcement to report it.
The North Carolina Judicial Standards Commission was established in 1973 to consider complaints against judges of the state’s General Court of Justice and, where appropriate, to make recommendations for discipline for the following:
- District court judges
- Superior court judges
- Appellate court judges and justices
The offices of commissioner and deputy commissioner of the North Carolina Industrial Commission are also under the jurisdiction of the North Carolina Judicial Standards Commission.
Annual report provides statistical data of the activities of the Judicial Standards Commission.
The Code of Judicial Conduct is promulgated by the Supreme Court under Section 7A-10.1 of the General Statutes of North Carolina.
Disciplinary Decisions And Orders by the Supreme Court and the Commission.
Information about the North Carolina Judicial Standards Commission that considers complaints against judges of the state’s courts.
Complaints of judicial misconduct against judges, justices, commissioners and deputy commissioners.
Opinions as to whether actual or contemplated conduct on the part of a judge conforms to the requirements of the Code of Judicial Conduct.
Investigation and resolution of inquiries concerning the qualification or conduct of any judge or justice of the General Court of Justice.
See the members and staff of the Judicial Standards Commission.
See the Rules of the Judicial Standards Commission.
Mailing AddressJudicial Standards Commission
PO Box 1122
Raleigh, NC 27602