International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Discipline of Judges in Accordance with the Jordanian Law (An Analytical Study)
Ahmad Fahd Mohammad Albtoosh

Discipline of Judges is one of the most significant issues that should be addressed when discussing the area of the Judicial Authority, because of its connection with the principle of the independence of judiciary. Judges are subject to the supervision and control of the Judicial Council, which is an independent authority, where the Council is the only authority competent to supervise all judges' affairs. The Judicial Council shall form the Disciplinary Board to discipline the judges. This board shall consist of at least three of the oldest judges of the Court of Cassation. The judge may appeal the decisions of the Disciplinary Board before the administrative court. The Jordanian legislations have tried to maintain the judge's independence in terms of providing all the necessary guarantees, while drawing the attention of the legislator and the Judicial Council to find special texts for the mechanism of challenging judges' disciplinary decisions and not leaving them to the general rules.

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