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Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees

The Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees includes the ethical canons that apply to judicial employees and provides guidance on their performance of official duties and engagement in a variety of outside activities. The judiciary has several codes of conduct, approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States, that serve as primary sources of ethical guidance for judges and judicial employees.   

Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees (PDF) (Guide to Judicial Policy, Vol. 2, Pt. A, Ch. 2)