A state Supreme Court committee issued an advisory opinion explaining when a judge may accept campaign contributions from a political action committee when the contribution includes funds from another political action committee organized and funded by court employees.
A California Supreme Court committee today published guidance for judges who want to attend public demonstrations and rallies, citing a slate of ethical issues for judges to consider before participating.
The Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (CJEO) this month posted a summary of oral advice stating appellate justices should disqualify themselves from a case if they were removed by peremptory challenge while hearing the case as a trial judge.
The Judicial Council of California will not vote today on whether to end two emergency rules governing evictions and judicial foreclosures, after Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye announced she suspended the vote.
A judge can only be reimbursed for expenses incurred during official duties under policies, procedures, and rates approved by the Judicial Council.
Committee says a judge must avoid bias or the appearance of bias and avoid the appearance that the specialty bar association is in a special position to influence the judge.
A working group convened by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye has developed a proposed rule change that would require settlement agreements involving complaints against judicial officers be disclosed to the public.
The California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions invites public comment on a draft opinion on whether a judge may give an educational presentation to a specialty bar association.
The Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (CJEO) issued an advisory this week for State Bar Court Review Department judges.
The California Supreme Court today announced the appointment of Justice Marla J. Miller to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions.
Judge Kenneth K. So of the Superior Court of San Diego County and Judge George J. Abdallah, Jr. of the Superior Court of San Joaquin County were both reappointed; Commissioner Belinda Handy of the Superior Court of Riverside County was appointed to serve a four-year term.
The Supreme Court of California released this statement following the State Bar's notification of disclosure of part of the July California Bar Examination.