Voting to retain a Colorado judge for retention? It’s likely you’ll never know whether they’ve been disciplined.

The Denver Post: The 10 members of the Second Judicial District Performance Commission have a list of 24 Denver judges whose work they must evaluate this year as part of routine reviews.

Over the next several months, the commissioners will interview lawyers, jury members, defendants, plaintiffs and even the judges themselves about those jurists’ performance in the courtroom. It’s part of the process for how Colorado evaluates judges and decides whether to keep them.

In 2022, the performance commission will recommend whether Denver voters should retain those judges or boot them from a courtroom. But there is one thing those commissioners will not have in making their recommendations: the judges’ records from the Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline.

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