In 2012, there were 1,803 judgeships within the commission's jurisdiction. In addition to jurisdiction over active judges, the commission has the authority to impose certain discipline upon former judges for conduct while they were active judges. See Active and Former Judges for statistics on the commission's handling of complaints about judges in 2012.
The commission's jurisdiction also includes California's 304 court commissioners and referees. See Subordinate Judicial Officers for statistics on the commission's handling of complaints about court commissioners and referees in 2012.
The commission office received over 469 complaints in 2012 concerning individuals and matters that did not come under the commission's jurisdiction: federal judges, former judges for matters outside the commission's jurisdiction, judges pro tem (temporary judges), workers' compensation judges, other government officials and miscellaneous individuals. Commission staff responded to each of these complaints and, when appropriate, made referrals.
Statistics from Prior Years
See the commission's Annual Reports for statistics on cases in prior years.