Interim Studies & Commission Listings

Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission

  • Description: To investigate charges arising out of the present or any prior term of office which would be the basis for retirement, censure, or removal of a judge under Article VI, Section 10 of the Constitution of Virginia.
  • Report Date: None specified
  • Qualifications: All members are elected by the General Assembly
  • Staff Contact:

    Director, (804)786-6636
    Supreme Court Bldg., 100 North Ninth St., Suite 661, Richmond, VA 23219

Citizen Members:
Name Representing Appointed By Term
The Honorable James E. Plowman Circuit Court Judge General Assembly Expires 06/30/2021
The Honorable Stephanie E. Merritt General District Court Judge General Assembly Expires 06/30/2023
The Honorable Shannon O'Connell Hoehl Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge General Assembly Expires 06/30/2023
Humes J. Franklin III Active Member of Virginia State Bar General Assembly Expires 06/30/2023
Robert H. Simpson Citizen-at-large General Assembly Expires 06/30/2021
Terrie N. Thompson Citizen-at-large General Assembly Expires 06/30/2025
Vacancy (Uston, Kathleen M.) General Assembly  
Membership and Term Information:
Max # House: 0 Appointment Coincident With House Term? YES
Max # Senate: 0 Appointment Coincident With Senate Term? YES
Max # Citizens: 7
Max # Ex Officio: 0
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