Code of Judicial Conduct – Comment Period Closed March 14, 2021
Terminology. Adds the definition of abusive conduct and amends the definition of judicial candidate to those who are applying for judicial office.
CJC02.3. Bias, Prejudice, and Harassment. AMEND. The amendment applies abusive conduct restrictions to judges.
CJC02.11. Disqualification. AMEND. Clarifies that the restriction on hearing cases applies when the lawyer is a supervisor of the judge’s relative.
CJC02.12. Supervisory Duties. AMEND. The amendment applies abusive conduct restrictions to judge in their supervisory roles.
CJC04.1. Political and Campaign Activities of Judges and Judicial Candidates in General. AMEND. Clarifies that only certain restrictions apply to judicial candidates.