LAW 565-001 – Professional Responsibility

Judicial Conduct


Judges must perform their duties "fairly and impartially."

ABA Rule 3.6 prohibits judges from participating in organizations that discrimination.

Judges must avoid most communications about a matter unless all parties thereto are present.

Judges may be disqualified if the judge's impartiality might reasonably be questioned.

Former judges shall not represent anyone in connection with a matter he personally participated in. Rule 1.12(a).

Former judges shall not negotiate for employment with any person participating as a lawyer in a matter he personally participated in. Rule 1.12(b).