Title
04 tpl 16-1.qxd
By
CraneL
Description
anon 2 of the Model Code of Judicial Conduct provides that “[a] judge shall avoid impropriety and the appearance of impropriety in all of the judge’s activitiees.1 A similarly worded provision appeared in the Model Code of Professional Responsibility for lawyers, but was eliminated when the Code was replaced by the Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Despite its elimination, the “appearance of impropriety” standard continuue to be used in some jurisdictions as a basis for lawyer disqualification...

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