California Government Code

Sec. § 75563

A judge against whom there is pending a disciplinary proceeding that could lead to his or her removal from office or who has been removed from office for judicial misconduct, prior to the approval of his or her application for disability retirement:


Shall be presumed not to be disabled and this presumption is a presumption affecting the burden of proof.


Shall, in a disability retirement proceeding before the commission, be subject to the standard of proof of clear and convincing evidence sufficient to sustain a claim to a reasonable certainty.


Shall support the application with written statements described in subdivision (c) of Section 75560.1 from each of at least two physicians or two psychiatrists.

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