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Ethics Awareness Month

March is Ethics Awareness Month. The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) has published the winter issue of the Judicial Conduct Reporter and is available online. The issue reviews judicial ethics and discipline in 2020 with stories on:
• State judicial discipline in 2020
• Removal cases in 2020
• Top judicial ethics and discipline stories of 2020


What judges said to women that got them in trouble:
• Judicial participation in demonstrations, protests, marches, and rallies
• Judicial ethics and discipline during a pandemic


What judges said that got them in trouble in 2020:
• What they said to or about litigants that got them in trouble • What they said to or about criminal defendants that got them in trouble
• What they said to or about attorneys that got them in trouble
• What they said to court staff that got them in trouble
• What they said in election campaigns that got them in trouble
• What they said to law enforcement that got them in trouble
• What they said off-the-bench that got them in trouble
• What they said on social media that got them in trouble


The Judicial Conduct Reporter is published electronically on NCSC’s website, and an index and current and past issues of the Reporter are available online. Anyone can sign up to receive notice when a new issue is available.