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AGLO 1982 No. 27 >  January 13, 1982
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - JUDICIAL QUALIFICATIONS COMMISSION - JUDGES - ELECTIONS - CODE OF ETHICS
JURISDICTION OF JUDICIAL QUALIFICATIONS COMMISSION OVER NEWLY ELECTED JUDGES An individual, upon becoming a judge or justice within the state judicial system by reason of his or her election to such office, should be deemed to be subject to the jurisdiction of the Judicial Qualifications Commission and to possible disciplinary action by the Supreme Court under Article IV, § 31 (Amendment 71) of the state constitution for a violation of Canon 7 of the Code of Judicial Conduct occurring during the election campaign and prior to the individual becoming a judge.
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