2019 Magic Judge Code Update

Hello everyone! Today I posted an updated version of the Magic Judge Code. The revisions to the Code were based on feedback from JCC members, Regional Coordinators, Program Coordinators, and judges who submitted feedback about the Code directly. You can …

The 2019 Judge Conduct Committee

I'm proud to announce the membership of the 2019 Judge Conduct Committee, which was selected in December of 2018. This time, we chose to select a committee with eleven total members. Current JCC members who wished to remain on the …

Statement on the decertification of Ross Prajzner

Late last year, it was reported on social media that Level 1 judge Ross Prajzner was convicted of a sex crime in 2015. After hearing about these reports on December 25th 2017, I immediately contacted the Judge Conduct Committee and …

Announcing: the 2018 Judge Conduct Committee

  It is time to announce the 2018 Judge Conduct Committee. The committee was selected by Johanna Virtanen (current JCC lead), Cristiana Dionisio (incoming JCC lead), Alfonso Bueno (PC representative), Casey Brefka (former JCC member) and Rob McKenzie (L3 volunteer). …

Announcing: 2018 Judge Conduct Committee lead

p { text-align: justify; line-height: 26px; } img { display: block; text-align: center; } Earlier this year I informed the Program Coordinators that I did not intend to continue as a member of the Judge Conduct Committee. I have been …

Judge Conduct Committee investigation process and some common myths

p { text-align: justify; line-height: 26px; }   As I write this, I have less than three months left in my term as Judge Conduct Committee Lead. During these two years, I've often wished I had more time for educational …

Updated Judge Feedback Form

p { text-align: justify; line-height: 26px; } After almost three years, it is time to update the Magic Judge Feedback Form. You can find the new form here:https://goo.gl/forms/B51KQEPKfZSwUhmn1 What's new? The new form has the same purpose as the old …

Announcing: the 2017 Judge Conduct Committee

  We have finally closed the last case handled by the 2016 Judge Conduct Committee, so it is time to announce the 2017 committee. Last year we only brought in two new members; this time we have five. I'm sure they …

2016 Term Starts!

Well, that was fast. The first term of the Judge Conduct Committee is now complete! We've got several pieces to touch on in this update, and it's been delayed a bit (but not too long). We have updates to the …

Fall Update

Here we are again. Some of you are probably noticing this report isn't exactly quarterly. In fact it's only the second report like this we've prepared this year. That's due in part to the moderately low degree of activity we've …