H.R.702 - Judicial Disciplinary Proceedings Act of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
Summary: H.R.702 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)
Introduced in House (02/12/1997)
Judicial Disciplinary Proceedings Act of 1997 - Amends the Federal judicial code to direct that proceedings on complaints filed with respect to the conduct of a judge or magistrate judge be held by a circuit other than the circuit within which the judge serves.
Directs the Judicial Conference to prescribe rules, consistent with this Act, establishing: (1) procedures for the filing of complaints regarding the conduct of any judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims, the Court of International Trade, or the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and for the investigation and resolution of such complaints; and (2) a system for referring complaints filed regarding the conduct of a judge of any such court to any of the first 11 judicial circuits or to another court for investigation and resolution.