On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 3:53 PM, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
<chith...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> Dean Stephens schrieb:
>>> Suppose that the council decides to accept an appeal from comrel. Is it
>>> a conflict of interest for a member of the council who is also a member
>>> of comrel to vote in the appeal? If it isn't, it is at least a pretty
>>> strong perception that it is.
>> Why? How? Exactly what sort of conflicting interest is supposed to be
>> present?
> I think in Comrel vs. Council is not a conflict of interest, but rather
> throwing the appeals process off balance. Can you expect someone to neutrally
> review material and actions (question the authenticity of evidence, identify
> potential misconduct, etc.) that they themselves used to build the case
> against the reprimanded?

I hope that Comrel does not consider it their main duty to build cases
against community members.  They're supposed to investigate, mediate,
and take action if necessary.  They aren't prosecutors.


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