New York State Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct

New York State Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct

About

About

The Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct (CPC) is dedicated to investigating prosecutorial conduct in New York State, serving to strengthen oversight of New York’s prosecutors and to hold them to the highest ethical standards in the exercise of their duties.

Pursuant to Judiciary Law §§ 499-a – 499-j, the Commission has the authority “to review and investigate the conduct of prosecutors” to determine whether any prosecutorial conduct violates state law or court rules. Under the statute, the Commission is authorized to conduct a full range of investigative functions, including holding hearings, subpoenaing witnesses, requiring production of documents, conferring immunity, and transmitting findings of fact and recommendations regarding sanctions to the relevant attorney grievance committee. The Commission is also authorized to make its findings and recommendations public.


Members

Members

The Commission consists of 11 non-salaried members appointed by the Governor, the majority and minority leaders of the legislature, and the Chief Judge.

The Commission’s current members are:

  • Daniel R. Alonso, Orrick (appointed by the Governor)
  • Mayo Bartlett, Law Offices of Mayo Bartlett (appointed by the Temporary President of the Senate)
  • Chantelle C. Botticelli, Grand River Solutions (appointed by the Governor)
  • Stephen J. Dougherty, former judge, Onondaga County Court (appointed by the Minority Leader of the Assembly)
  • Randall T. Eng, Meyer Suozzi, former Presiding Justice, Appellate Division - Second Department (appointed by the Chief Judge)
  • Marne Lenox, Federal Defenders of New York (appointed by the Governor)
  • Brian Griffin, Foley Griffin (appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate)
  • Andrea Glenn Loigman, NYC Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice (appointed by Governor)
  • Amy B. Marion, Abrams Fensterman (appointed by Speaker of the Assembly)
  • Michael J. Obus, former judge, New York State Supreme Court - New York County (appointed by the Chief Judge)
  • Michael A. Simons (Chair), St. John's University School of Law (appointed by the Chief Judge)

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