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Judiciary to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to Judges Code and Judicial Conduct Rules

The Judicial Conference’s committees on Codes of Conduct and Judicial Conduct and Disability will hold a public hearing on the proposed changes to the Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges and the Judicial Conduct and Disability Rules at 9 a.m. on Oct. 30, 2018 at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, One Columbus Circle, NE, Washington, D.C.

All requests to testify must be submitted by Oct. 18, 2018. An individual (including an individual representing a group or organization) may submit a request to testify by emailing by Oct. 18, 2018. Please include at the top of the email the name of the individual seeking to testify, whether the individual will testify on behalf of any entity, and which document(s) the individual is testifying on (Code, JC&D Rules, or both).

All written statements accompanying a request to testify must be submitted by Oct. 25, 2018. This deadline for written statements does not preclude additional comment before the close of the comment period on Nov. 13, 2018.

The committees will accept comments submitted by email until Nov. 13, 2018. Learn more about the commenting requirements