TITLE

A STRATEGY FOR JUDICIAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION IN NEW YORK

AUTHOR(S)
Kourlis, Rebecca Love; Singer, Jordan M.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2009, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p655
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of judicial performance evaluation (JPE) programs in New York State. According to the author, the function of these programs is to provide continuous and comprehensive assessments a judge's skills. The most comprehensive JPE programs typically features five elements, including evaluations conducted by an independent commission and public dissemination of evaluation results. Also cited are the evaluation criteria employed in these programs, including knowledge of substantive law and judicial demeanor.
ACCESSION #
44881855

 

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