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Supreme Court Adopts Ethics Code for Justices Following Scrutiny Over Undisclosed Gifts

Posted on AllSides November 13th, 2023
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The Supreme Court on Monday adopted an ethics code for justices in light of recent scrutiny over undisclosed gifts to two current justices.

A statement from the court attached to the 14-page Code of Conduct states that “for the most part these rules and principles are not new.”

It adds that the absence of a code “has led in recent years to the misunderstanding that the Justices of this Court, unlike all other jurists in this country, regard themselves as unrestricted by any ethics rules.”

“To dispel this misunderstanding, we...

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