LEGAL ETHICS REVIEWER

PROCEDURE IN DISCIPLINING RTC JUDGES (Rule 140)

COMPLAINT: 1. Must be in writing. 2. State the facts complained of

SUPREME COURT

DISMISS

Proceed with case if meritorious. Respondent shall be notified and respondent must answer within 10 days.

SC shall appoint a Justice of the CA or will conduct a hearing

REPORT: Must contain findings of fact and conclusion of law.

SUPREME COURT

The proceedings shall be confidential but the decision of the SC shall be published like any other decision. This is also the procedure in disciplining judges of the MTC.

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