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The California Supreme Court revised the prohibition on membership in organizations that practice invidious discrimination (Canon 2C) to eliminate the exceptions for official military organizations of the U.S. and non-profit youth organizations.

The New Jersey Supreme Court held that two judges violated the code of judicial conduct by socializing in public with a defendant who awaited trial on criminal charges, but the Court did not impose a sanction because it modified the appearance of impropriety standard in its decision to make it objective.

The transcript for the oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court on the First Amendment challenge to the canon prohibiting personal solicitation of campaign contributions is on-line.

 

 

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