New Code of Judicial Conduct Advisory Opinions for 2016
Three new advisory opinions from the Advisory Committee on the Code of Judicial Conduct are available under Advisory Opinions in the Manuals & resources section of JEC's website. Opinion 16-03 addresses whether a judge who does not hear death penalty cases may publish an article concerning the death penalty. Opinion 16-03 addresses whether a judge should recuse if the judge has a continual business relationship with a bank filing a foreclosure suit before the judge. And Opinion 16-05 addresses whether a judge is disqualified from addressing warrant requests on cases when the judge's spouse holds a non-supervisory position with the police department.