I was wondering if this is even discussed anywhere in the policies of this network?

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    $\begingroup$ This belongs on Meta Stack Exchange, IMO. $\endgroup$
    – Danu
    Oct 8, 2015 at 15:24
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    $\begingroup$ I would note that even though it's always one moderator who actually applies the suspension, the decision to impose a suspension usually reflects a consensus by the entire mod team. (Same goes for the decision to cancel or reduce one.) So anyone who might be thinking of getting their suspension reversed by appealing to another moderator, it's not going to be that easy. ;-) $\endgroup$
    – David Z
    Oct 8, 2015 at 16:03
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    $\begingroup$ @DavidZ So there are not mother-mods and father-mods? :) $\endgroup$
    – Bernhard
    Oct 11, 2015 at 9:52

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This has already been answered here. Yes, it can be done, as explained in the post I just linked. Of course, such a measure must be possible since the moderators themselves are not infallible. One cannot run the risk of a "rogue mod" ruining an entire site, or something like that.

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    $\begingroup$ But who moderates the moderator moderators? $\endgroup$
    – user12029
    Oct 9, 2015 at 2:33
  • $\begingroup$ @NeuroFuzzy The shareholders of the SE Inc. In their view, they focus mainly to the economical results of the company. $\endgroup$
    – peterh
    Sep 4, 2016 at 23:01

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