Jefferson District Judge Sandra L. McLaughlin, given public reprimand for inappropriate comments from bench.

Contact: Ms. Jimmy Shaffer, Executive Secretary, JimmyShaffer@KYCourts.net

 

For Immediate Release

 

Agreed Order of Public Reprimand

 

In re the matter of:  Sandra L. McLaughlin, District Judge, 30th Judicial District

 

FRANKFORT, KY., December 29, 2014 –

The Judicial Conduct Commission makes public the Agreed Order of Public Reprimand In Re the matter of: Sandra L. McLaughlin, District Judge, 30th Judicial District.  The Jefferson County District Judge made “inappropriate comments” from the bench.

To access the order, use this link: http://courts.ky.gov/commissionscommittees/JCC/Documents/Public_Information/PublicReprimandMcLaughlin.pdf

Judicial Conduct Commission

The mission of the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission is to protect the public, to encourage judges, commissioners and candidates for judicial office to maintain high standards of conduct, and to promote public confidence in the integrity, independence, competence, and impartiality of the judiciary.

The Commission accomplishes this mission through its investigation of complaints of judicial misconduct, wrongdoing or disability. In cases where judges, commissioners and candidates for judicial office are found to have engaged in misconduct or to be incapacitated, the Kentucky Constitution authorizes the Commission to take appropriate disciplinary action, including issuing admonitions, reprimands, censures, suspensions, or removal from office.

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