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This page presents two tables on all ADMINCOND cases, as well as other cases where specific administrators were sanctioned, from 2010 to early 2021. The purpose of compiling this data was to assess the likelihood of an admin "getting off" when the subject of an accepted ADMINCOND case. During the review, it became useful to additionally note other cases, typically broader in scope, that have resulted in a specific administrator being sanctions. A full survey of Wikipedia:Arbitration/Index/Cases was performed from 2010 to present. The cut-off year of 2010 was used because it is when the Arbitration Committee was in a more "mature" state, taking on significant less cases (30 in 2009, 14 in 2010), and not taking "easier" cases that could be more easily handled by the community. A cut-off also helps compare like to like with respect to expected standards of administrator conduct, which have changed with time.
Some preliminary findings as follows:
- The Arbitration Committee, on average, hears 3 ADMINCOND cases per year.
- Since 2012–2013, there has been a precipitous decline in administrators being sanctioned during cases with a broader scope.
- The chances of an administrator "getting off" once he is the central party to a case are poor. While 4 of the 33 list cases (~12%) did not end up in a desysoping or resignation, consideration must be made for some of these cases that weren't quite purely ADMINCOND cases (e.g. Magioladatis, Gamaliel and others) or where the final decision suggests that perhaps the case ought not have been accepted (Michael Hardy). As far as cases that most fit the mold of having a scope to "examine an administrator's conduct with regards to ADMINCOND", GiantSnowman is the only strong example of administrator not being desysoped as a result of such a case.
|2019||Reversion of office actions||Administrator resigned|
|2019||Alex Shih||De-facto desysop|
|2019||GiantSnowman||Restriction on tool usage|
|2016||The Rambling Man||Resignation|
|2016||Michael Hardy||Reminder for administrator and committee|
|2016||Gamaliel and others||Two administrators admonished|
|2015||Kww and The Rambling Man||Desysop (Kww)|
|2015||Sockpuppet investigation block||Desysop (Chase me)|
|2015||Toddst1||Inactivity removal under cloud|
|2015||Wifione||Desysop and ban|
|2013||Kiefer.Wolfowitz and Ironholds||Desysop|
|2012||Fae||Desysop and ban|
|2012||Rich Farmbrough||Desysop; another administrator admonished|
|2011||Cirt and Jayen466||Desysop, I-ban and editing restrictions|
|2011||Rodhullandemu||Desysop and ban|
|2010||MZMcBride 2||Resignation and admonition|
|2018||Conduct of Mister Wiki editors||Administrator desysoped/resigned|
|2015||Arbitration enforcement 2||Administrator admonished|
|2014||Media Viewer RfC||Administrator resigns|
|2013||Ebionites 3||Administrator resigns, topic-banned, I-banned|
|2013||Manning naming dispute||Administrator admonished|
|2013||Tea Party movement||Administrator admonished|
|2012||Perth||Two administrators admonished, one administrator desysoped|
|2012||TimidGuy ban appeal||Administrator desysoped and banned|
|2012||Civility enforcement||Administrator desysoped|
|2011||AE sanction handling||Administrator advised|
|2010||Climate change||Multiple administrators sanctioned|
- Fram-related, may be useful to disregard as gross outlier
- Case was largely off-wiki