Rule 8.113 Requests for Investigation of Courts

(A) Submission of Request. A request for investigation of a court may be submitted to the state court administrator.

(B) Action by State Court Administrator. The state court administrator may

(1) attempt to informally resolve the dispute,

(2) inform the complainant that an investigation pursuant to this rule is not appropriate under the circumstances,

(3) direct the complainant to the Judicial Tenure Commission or the Attorney Grievance Commission,

(4) request an investigation by the Judicial Tenure Commission or the Attorney Grievance Commission,

(5) refer a matter to the Supreme Court for possible exercise of the Supreme Court’s power of superintending control over the judiciary, or

(6) take any other appropriate action.

(C) Cooperation With Inquiry. Judges, court employees, and members of the bar shall cooperate with the state court administrator on request for assistance in inquiries pursuant to this rule.

(D) Review Prohibited; Action Without Prejudice to Other Proceedings. There is no appeal from or review of any action taken by the state court administrator under this rule, but nothing in this rule limits the right of any person to request an investigation by the Judicial Tenure Commission or the Attorney Grievance Commission or to file an action for superintending control in an appropriate court.