July 14, 2011

California Supreme Court seeks comments on proposed amendments to Code of Judicial Ethics

The California Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Code of Judicial Ethics is seeking public comment on proposed amendments to the code. According to this press release, “The recommendations focus primarily on disclosures of campaign contributions by trial judges and disqualification of appellate justices based on such contributions.” In addition, the committee recommends “mandatory education in ethics for candidates for judicial office, including incumbent judges.” Comments should be sent to Camilla Kieliger, Administrative Office of the Courts, Office of the General Counsel, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, California 94102. The deadline for comments is September 1, 2011.

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