Committee to Review the Operations and Structure of
the Commission on Judicial Performance


In 2021, Assembly Bill 143 added Article 4 to Chapter 2.5 of Title 8 of the Government Code to create a committee to study and make recommendations for possible changes in the operations and structure of the commission and added the following new code sections. Government Code section 68770 created in state government the Committee to Review the Operations and Structure of the Commission on Judicial Performance, and section 68771 sets forth the membership of the committee. Government Code section 68772 requires the committee to hold at least two hearings to accept comments from the public about possible changes in the operations and structure of the commission, and to complete its study and provide a written report about its findings and recommendations no later than March 30, 2023, to the Governor, the commission, and the California Supreme Court, among other entities, and to make the report public.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

  • Maxine Anderson, Governor’s appointee
  • Hon. M. Lucy Armendariz, Governor’s appointee
  • Professor Cheryl Boudreau, Ph.D., Senate Rules Committee’s appointee
  • Emma Bradford, Legal Advisor to Commissioners, Commission on Judicial Performance
  • Frances Burton, Senate Rules Committee’s appointee
  • Gregory Dresser, Director-Chief Counsel, Commission on Judicial Performance
  • Michael Flad, Speaker’s appointee
  • Hon. Michael B. Harper, Commission Chair, Commission on Judicial Performance
  • Hon. Teri Jackson, Governor’s appointee
  • Beth Krom, Governor’s appointee
  • Richard Long, Speaker’s appointee
  • Morris Ratner, Governor’s appointee
  • Richard Simpson, Commission Public Member, Commission on Judicial Performance
  • Robert Tembeckjian, Governor’s appointee
  • Vacancy, Governor’s appointee

FEBRUARY PUBLIC MEETING

01/30/23 Press Release]. Public hearing on draft report scheduled regarding Committee to Review the Operations and Structure of the Commission on Judicial Performance.

The Committee to Review the Operations and Structure of the Commission on Judicial Performance will hold its next public meeting on February 14-15, 2023.  A public hearing on the Committee’s draft report and recommendations will be held on February 14, 2023.  The meeting will take place in the Malcolm M. Lucas Board Room of the Ronald M. George State Office Complex at 455 Golden Gate Avenue, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, California.  Those who cannot attend in person will be able to view and participate virtually.  To submit questions to the Committee in advance, please email committeepubliccomment@cjp.ca.gov.  The agenda is linked below.  Relevant meeting materials, including the Committee’s draft report and recommendations, are linked in the agenda and below.

Anyone who is interested in viewing and participating in the meeting remotely may do so with the following links:

February 14:
https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/fspgegfu

February 15:
https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/stsaawux

Anyone who is interested may listen to the audio feed of the meeting by calling the number listed below and using the indicated passcodes:

February 14:
+1 (415) 466-7000 (US)
PIN: 6648611 #

February 15:
+1 (415) 466-7000 (US)
PIN: 2357797 #

Meeting Materials:

PREVIOUS PUBLIC MEETINGS

November 14, 2022 Livestream Event
November 15, 2022 Livestream Event

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September 14, 2022 Livestream Event
September 15, 2022 Livestream Event

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Monday, July 11, 2022 Audio File
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 Audio File

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Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Audio File

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