Rule 16. Use of Allegations from Dismissed Complaints.
(A) If the Board dismisses a complaint pursuant to Rule 31(A)(1) or (2), the allegations in the complaint shall not be used against the Judicial Officer for any purpose in any other judicial disciplinary or lawyer disciplinary proceeding.
(B) If, within two years of a Board dismissal, additional complaints are filed alleging similar conduct, the Board may direct that the original allegations be reinvestigated.
(C) At any time after a Board dismissal, if it becomes known that the Judicial Officer knowingly made a material misrepresentation of fact, or knowingly concealed evidence or otherwise obstructed a Board investigation, the Board may direct that the allegations in the complaint be reinvestigated.
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