Supreme Court Finally Adopts An Ethics Code. Except It Has No Teeth.

Posted on AllSides November 13th, 2023
From The Left
via Associated Press

The Supreme Court announced Monday that it has adopted an ethics code for the first time, a step that comes in response to its justices ― particularly conservative Justice Clarence Thomas ― facing scrutiny for undisclosed gifts from wealthy political donors.

But Democratic senators and progressive court reform groups are already saying it does next to nothing because there is no way to enforce it.

All nine justices signed onto the court’s new code of conduct. Justices Amy Coney Barrett, Elena Kagan and Brett Kavanaugh have previously voiced support for...

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