The Supreme Court of California adopted a slate of changes to the California Code of Judicial Ethics, which include allowing judges to speak publicly about a pending case if they are criticized for a ruling during an election or recall campaign.
The California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions adopted a final opinion after considering public comments about whether judges may provide feedback on courtroom performance when requested by attorneys or their supervisors.
Justice Marla Miller will head the committee tasked with evaluating and proposing amendments to the California Code of Judicial Ethics.
Supreme Court ethics committee issues expedited guidance for judges in the California Judicial Mentor Program about disqualifying from cases involving mentees.
California Supreme Court ethics committee issues expedited guidance for judges engaged in civics education activities about disqualifying from cases about school district mask and vaccine mandates.