In addition, the Model Code of Judicial Conduct
15 of the American Bar Association Model Code of Judicial Conduct
(2011), which requires the reporting of such attendance if the value of attending such functions or events alone or in the aggregate from the same source in the same calendar year exceeds a specified amount.
14) See MODEL CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT
(2011); MODEL CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT
55) In 1974, the Minnesota Supreme Court developed a code of judicial conduct based largely on the 1972 ABA Model Code of Judicial Conduct
146) Both Arizona's and Utah's provisions are based on the American Bar Association's Model Code of Judicial Conduct
, which sets explicit contribution limits that give rise to recusal motions.
30) All three clauses are patterned after the 1990 American Bar Association Model Code of Judicial Conduct
Supreme Court invalidated a Model Code-derived rule of judicial conduct on First Amendment grounds, (13) the ABA Joint Commission to Evaluate the Model Code of Judicial Conduct
("Commission") was formed to rework the rules yet again.
The ethical rules for judges appear in the ABA Model Code of Judicial Conduct
, and most states have adopted them to varying degrees.
C discusses, nearly all states have adopted the ABA's Model Code of Judicial Conduct
or some close approximation of it, and those statutes leave the issue of independent research on scientific issues unexplored and ambiguous.
See MODEL CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT
Canon 1 (2000) ("A judge shall uphold the integrity and independence of the judiciary.
Charts that compare state lawyer code provisions and the ABA Model Code of Judicial Conduct
are also included.
The American Bar Association (Chicago, IL) has posted the final draft of proposed revisions to its Model Code of Judicial Conduct
on the ABA web site (abanet.