Judge

  • Resignations from Judge (117 Results)

    Announced Last Day Name & Position Organization Comments Reason
    Dec. 07
    2017
    Dec. 07
    2017
    Adeniyi Ademola
    Judge
    Federal High Court
    Nigeria
    alleged corrupt practices and money laundering Retired
    Dec. 07
    2017
    Dec. 07
    2017
    O. O. Tokode
    Judge
    Federal High Court
    Nigeria
    Retired
    Dec. 08
    2017
    Rita Makarau
    Judge
    Zimbabwe Electoral Commission
    Zimbabwe
    Resigned
    Dec. 11
    2017
    Lindsay Jones
    Judge
    Decatur Municipal Court
    USA
    Resigned
    Dec. 18
    2017
    Alex Kozinski
    Judge

    USA
    accused of sexual misconduct / he is one of George W. Bush Supreme Court candidates Resigned
    Dec. 18
    2017
    Dec. 31
    2017
    Alfred Horowitz
    Judge
    Broward County Circuit
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    Dec. 19
    2017
    Dec. 31
    2017
    Christopher Clarkin
    Judge

    USA
    Resigned
    Dec. 21
    2017
    Dec. 30
    2017
    Scott Layh
    Judge

    USA
    Resigned
    Jan. 24
    2018
    Feb. 15
    2018
    Max Kelch
    Judge
    Supreme Court of Nebraska
    USA
    Resigned
    Feb. 02
    2018
    Feb. 12
    2018
    Claudia Robinson
    Judge
    Broward County Circuit
    Court

    USA
    Resigned
    Feb. 06
    2018
    Feb. 01
    2018
    Curtis Disque
    Judge
    Martin County
    USA
    Resigned
    Feb. 13
    2018
    Jay B. Rosman
    Judge
    Lee Circuit Court
    USA
    following prostitution arrest in Naples Resigned
    Feb. 14
    2018
    June 2018 Hisashi Owada
    Judge
    International Court
    of Justice

    Japan
    he is the father of Crown Princess Masako Resigned
    Mar. 05
    2018
    Jerald Bagley
    Judge
    Miami-Dade Circuit
    USA
    Resigned
    Mar. 09
    2018
    Summer 2018 Anthony Kennedy
    Judge
    U.S. Supreme Court
    USA
    Retired
    Mar. 23
    2018
    Henry Wilkins IV
    Judge
    Jefferson County
    USA
    Resigned
    Mar. 23
    2018
    Daryl Greenfield
    Judge
    Todd County
    USA
    Resigned
    Mar. 25
    2018
    William C. Clifton
    Judge
    Providence District
    Court

    USA
    Dead
    Mar. 30
    2018
    Hilary Green
    Judge
    Harris County
    USA
    accused of sexting in court Resigned
    Apr. 05
    2018
    Lisa Porter
    Judge
    Broward County Circuit
    Court

    USA
    Resigned
    Apr. 06
    2018
    Thomas Colin
    Judge
    Stamford Superior Court
    USA
    Resigned
    Apr. 11
    2018
    Sarah Zabel
    Judge
    Miami-Dade Circuit
    USA
    amid an investigation by the state Judicial Qualifications Commission, which examines allegations of misconduct by state jurists Resigned
    Apr. 11
    2018
    Paul S. Moore
    Judge
    Nashua District Court
    USA
    being investigated for reportedly forging job performance surveys Resigned
    Apr. 21
    2018
    Merrilee Ehrlich
    Judge
    Broward County Circuit
    Court

    USA
    after she was recorded furiously berating asthmatic, wheelchair-bound defendant in court who DIED three days later after struggling to get her medication while in custody Resigned
    May. 02
    2018
    Brian J. Back
    Judge
    Ventura County Superior
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    May. 15
    2018
    May. 15
    2018
    Roberto F. Caldas
    Judge
    Inter-American Court
    of Human Rights

    USA
    Resigned
    May. 17
    2018
    Jun. 14
    2018
    Charles E. Freeman
    Chief Justice
    Supreme Court of Illinois
    USA
    Retired
    May. 25
    2018
    Jun. 15
    2018
    Thomas H. Estes
    Judge
    Pittsfield
    USA
    Resigned
    May. 27
    2018
    Jan. 02
    2019
    Judy Goldman
    Judge
    Sarasota County
    USA
    Resigned
    May. 30
    2018
    Jul. 01
    2018
    Nancy E. Rice
    Judge
    Supreme Court of Colorado
    USA
    Retired
    Jun. 06
    2018
    Aaron Persky
    Judge
    Santa Clara County
    USA
    Fired
    Jun. 13
    2018
    Jul. 31
    2018
    Raus Sharif
    Chief Justice

    Malaysia
    Resigned
    Jun. 13
    2018
    Jul. 31
    2018
    Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin
    Court President

    Malaysia
    Resigned
    Jun. 21
    2018
    Joan Kline
    Judge
    Chenango County
    USA
    amid state investigation, agreeing never to serve again Resigned
    Jun. 22
    2018
    Jasti Chelameswar
    Judge
    Supreme Court
    India
    Resigned
    Jun. 22
    2018
    Jun. 06
    2018
    Thomas P. Brooks
    Judge
    Chemung County
    USA
    following a state Commission on Judicial Conduct investigation into questions over his residency Resigned
    Jun. 27
    2018
    Jul. 01
    2018
    Arlene Simon Backman
    Judge
    Broward County Circuit
    Court

    USA
    she is the wife of Broward Circuit Judge Paul Backman Retired
    Jun. 27
    2018
    Dec. 31
    2018
    Paul Backman
    Judge
    Broward County Circuit
    Court

    USA
    he is the husband of Broward Circuit Judge Arlene Simon Backman Resigned
    Jun. 28
    2018
    Sep. 30
    2018
    William T. Wright
    Judge
    9th Judicial District
    USA
    Retired
    Jul. 02
    2018
    Jul. 03
    2018
    Malgorzata Gersdorf
    President
    Supreme Court
    Poland
    Ousted after controversial new law that came into effect at midnight Tuesday, forcing her and up to 26 colleagues from the bench. The law reduces the retirement age from 70 to 65 yrs. 27 judges have been forced to leave. Fired
    Jul. 06
    2018
    Jul. 06
    2018
    John Patrick Contini
    Judge
    Broward County Circuit
    Court

    USA
    Resigned
    Jul. 10
    2018
    Theresa Brennan
    Judge
    County District Court
    USA
    who was poised to become the president of the Michigan District Judges Association, has left the organization amid an ongoing criminal investigation and pending complaint from the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission. Resigned
    Jul. 11
    2018
    Jul. 27
    2018
    Menis Ketchum
    Judge
    Supreme Court of West
    Virginia

    USA
    Retired
    Indictment
    Jul. 13
    2018
    Aug. 03
    2018
    Stephen Millan
    Judge
    Miami Court House
    USA
    he used racially disparaging language to describe a criminal defendant and members of the public. Resigned
    Jul. 13
    2018
    Allen H. Loughry II
    Judge
    Supreme Court of West
    Virginia

    USA
    Suspended
    Indictment
    Jul. 16
    2018
    Aug. 03
    2018
    Stephen Thomas Millan
    Judge
    Miami-Dade Circuit
    USA
    amid probe over use of racial slur Resigned
    Jul. 17
    2018
    Sep. 10
    2019
    Tim Carmody
    Judge
    Supreme Court of Queensland
    Australia
    Former Queensland Chief Justice Justice Tim Carmody has resigned from the bench. Resigned
    Jul. 18
    2018
    Katherine Forrest
    Judge
    Southern District of
    New York

    USA
    Resigned
    Jul. 27
    2018
    Kerry Wells
    Judge
    San Diego Superior Court
    USA
    Retired
    Jul. 31
    2018
    Bruce C. Mills
    Judge
    Contra Costa County
    USA
    found to have committed three counts of misconduct Retired
    Aug. 14
    2018
    Robin Davis
    Judge
    Supreme Court of West
    Virginia

    USA
    after being impeached for committing wrongful acts, including spending $500,000 on office renovations. Retired
    Sep. 01
    2018
    Aug. 31
    2018
    Mark Riley
    Judge
    Parker County
    USA
    Retired
    Sep. 07
    2018
    Jan. 01
    2019
    Robert L. Williams Jr.
    Judge
    Polk County
    USA
    Retired
    Sep. 25
    2018
    Sep. 30
    2018
    Arch McGarity
    Judge
    Henry County Superior
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    Sep. 25
    2018
    Erika A. Martin
    Judge
    Manchester Town Court
    USA
    after pleading guilty to grand larceny Resigned
    Sep. 26
    2018
    Sep. 30
    2018
    Leonard Tilney
    Judge
    Town of Lockport Court
    USA
    after allegations of vulgarity, posting racially offensive material Resigned
    Sep. 26
    2018
    Frances Hill
    Judge
    Monroe County Circuit
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    Sep. 29
    2018
    Wendell Hollis
    Judge
    Phoenix Immigration
    Court

    USA
    as Trump administration pushes for faster deportations Retired
    Sep. 29
    2018
    John Richardson
    Judge
    Phoenix Immigration
    Court

    USA
    as Trump administration pushes for faster deportations Retired
    Oct. 03
    2018
    Oct. 15
    2018
    Ken Todd
    Judge
    Monroe County Circuit
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    Oct. 03
    2018
    Teresa Harper
    Judge
    Monroe County Circuit
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    Nov. 09
    2018
    Jan. 31
    2019
    William L. Waller Jr.
    Chief Justice
    Supreme Court of Mississippi
    USA
    Resigned
    Nov. 16
    2018
    Dec. 13
    2018
    Daryl Hecht
    Judge
    Supreme Court of Iowa
    USA
    has cancer Resigned
    Nov. 26
    2018
    Earl Maus
    Judge
    9th Judicial District
    USA
    Retired
    Dec. 21
    2018
    Dec. 26
    2018
    Geoff Robison
    Judge
    New Haven City Court
    USA
    less than a week before the City Council will likely dismantle the court Retired
    Dec. 21
    2018
    Russell Clawges
    Judge
    Monongalia Circuit
    USA
    Retired
    Dec. 21
    2018
    End of 2018 Robert Colombo Jr.
    Chief Judge
    Wayne County Circuit
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    Dec. 21
    2018
    End of 2018 Virgil Smith
    Judge
    Wayne County Circuit
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    Dec. 21
    2018
    End of 2018 Richard Halloran
    Judge
    Wayne County Circuit
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    Dec. 24
    2018
    Dec. 26
    2018
    Geoff Robison
    Judge
    New Haven City Court
    USA
    Retired
    Dec. 28
    2018
    Everett H. Krueger
    Judge
    Delaware County Common
    Pleas Court

    USA
    Retired
    Dec. 29
    2018
    Dec. 31
    2018
    Bruce Scolton
    Judge
    Town Justice in Harmony,
    NY

    USA
    resigned following an ethics complaint filed by the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct Resigned
    Dec. 30
    2018
    Dec. 31
    2018
    Richard Morton
    Judge
    Franklin County Probate
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 04
    2019
    Jan. 11
    2019
    Bernadette L. Sabra
    Judge
    Bedford District Court
    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 05
    2019
    March
    2019
    Todd Hernandez
    Judge
    19th Judicial District
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 07
    2019
    Thomas Sullins
    Judge
    Wyoming District Court
    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 08
    2019
    Jan. 15
    2019
    Tom F. Young Jr.
    Judge
    Fifth Circuit Court
    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 16
    2019
    Stewart Andrew
    Judge
    San Juan County District
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 23
    2019
    March
    2019
    Timothy Greeley
    Judge

    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 25
    2019
    Mark Martin
    Chief Justice
    Supreme Court of North
    Carolina

    USA
    will become Dean at an unknown organization Resigned
    Jan. 28
    2019
    Christoph Flügge
    Judge
    United Nations International
    Court of Justice

    Netherlands
    Resigned
    Jan. 31
    2019
    June
    2019
    Jeremy Weinstein
    Judge
    Queens Supreme Court
    USA
    Retired
    Feb. 04
    2019
    Oct. 31
    2019
    Jeffrey Parker
    Judge
    Fauquier Circuit Court
    USA
    Retired
    Feb. 08
    2019
    Rea B. Boylan
    Judge
    Bucks County
    USA
    Retired
    Mar. 02
    2019
    Michael Cantara
    Judge
    Springvale District
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    Mar. 25
    2019
    Mar. 24
    2019
    Robert Sweet
    Judge
    U.S. District Court
    USA
    age: 96 / presided over a key lawsuit relating to financier pedophile Jeffrey Epstein / Q-Post #3183 Dead
    Apr. 26
    2019
    Mar. 1
    2020
    Robert Benham
    Judge
    Supreme Court of Georgia
    USA
    Resigned
    May. 01
    2019
    Rodolfo Delgado
    Judge
    Hidalgo County
    USA
    pleaded not guilty to charges that he accepted bribes of more than $6,000 from an attorney who told the FBI he had been bribing Delgado for a decade Resigned
    Indictment
    May. 02
    2019
    Apr. 30
    2019
    Stanley Griffis III
    Judge
    Eighth Judicial Circuit
    Court

    USA
    Resigned
    Jun. 12
    2019
    July
    2020
    David Lillehaug
    Judge
    Supreme Court of Minnesota
    USA
    says he has Parkinson's disease Term Ended
    Jun. 15
    2019
    James Reitz
    Judge
    Putman County Court
    USA
    age: 57 / heart attack Dead
    Jun. 19
    2019
    Travis Bryan, III
    Judge
    272nd District Court
    USA
    Term Ended
    Jun. 25
    2019
    Jun. 29
    2019
    James Fleetwood
    Chief Judge
    18th Judicial District
    USA
    Retired
    Jun. 28
    2019
    Jul. 19
    2019
    Catherine Steenland
    Judge
    39th District Court
    USA
    sentenced in hit-and-run Retired
    Jun. 29
    2019
    William Lawrence
    Judge
    Southern District of
    Indiana

    USA
    Retired
    Jul. 03
    2019
    Jul. 10
    2019
    Carl Thibodeaux
    Judge (interim)
    Orange County
    USA
    Resigned
    Jul. 08
    2019
    Gary Pagliaccetti
    Judge
    Sixth Judicial District
    USA
    Retired
    Aug. 24
    2019
    Aug. 24
    2019
    Stephen S. Goss
    Judge
    Supreme Court of Georgia
    USA
    age: 60 / was found dead behind his home in the 600 block of Greenwood Drive Saturday morning Dead
    Sep. 08
    2019
    End of
    2019
    Harry Jay Altman II
    Judge
    Georgia Superior Courts
    USA
    Resigned
    Oct. 03
    2019
    Eduardo Medina Mora
    Judge
    Supreme Court
    Mexico
    after facing questions about a possible probe by Mexico's financial intelligence unit Resigned
    Oct. 05
    2019
    December
    2020
    Pat Joyce
    Judge
    Cole County
    USA
    Term Ended
    Oct. 19
    2019
    William Smith
    Judge
    U.S. District Court
    of Rhode Island

    USA
    to be replaced by John McConnell Jr. Resigned
    Oct. 19
    2019
    Jun. 01
    2020
    Brian Coughenour
    Judge
    Superior Court, Clallam
    County

    USA
    seven months before his term expires Resigned
    Nov. 16
    2019
    Nov. 16
    2019
    Mark Cady
    Chief Justice
    Iowa Supreme Court
    USA
    to be replaced by David Wiggins
    age: 66 / wrote key decisions on gay marriage and abortion access that rankled social conservatives
    Dead
    Dec. 12
    2019
    End of
    2019
    Cynthia Platzer
    Judge
    St. Clair County District
    Court

    USA
    Retired
    Dec. 20
    2019
    Rosemary Collyer
    Judge
    Foreign Intelligence
    Surveillance Court

    USA
    to be replaced by James Boasberg Resigned
    Dec. 28
    2019
    Matthew Rosenbaum
    Judge
    State Supreme Court
    USA
    following allegations regarding Justice Rosenbaum's conduct Fired
    Jan. 10
    2020
    Mar. 13
    2020
    David Wiggins
    Judge
    Iowa Supreme Court
    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 10
    2020
    Olena Lytvynenko
    Judge
    Baryshivka
    Ukraine
    she suspended the license of Ukrainian low-cost airline SkyUp in May 2019, what was overturned by another court four months later Fired
    Jan. 13
    2020
    Apr. 03
    2020
    Robert J. Tornatta
    Judge
    Vanderburgh County
    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 23
    2020
    Michael Bordallo
    Judge
    Superior Court of Guam
    USA
    ahead of Torre trial Resigned
    Jan. 23
    2020
    Jim Roberts
    Judge
    First District Circuit
    Court

    USA
    Resigned
    Feb. 01
    2020
    Jun. 30
    2020
    James Hankinson
    Judge
    Leon County
    USA
    Resigned
    Feb. 03
    2020
    Donald G. Alexander
    Judge
    Maine Supreme Judicial
    Court

    USA
    he once brought roosters into the courtroom in a case involving Janet Mills Resigned
    Feb. 10
    2020
    Feb. 29
    2020
    Robert Thomas
    Judge
    Illinois Supreme Court
    USA
    Retired
    Feb. 13
    2020
    Jack Weinstein
    Judge
    U.S. District Court
    for the Eastern District
    of New York

    USA
    Retired
    Feb. 18
    2020
    Apr. 01
    2020
    Carlos Murguia
    Judge
    Kansas City
    USA
    was publicly reprimanded for sexually harassing female employees and having an extramarital affair with an offender Resigned

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