October 03, 2016

Judges' Duties to Each Other

Judges' Duties to Each Other

The ABA Fund for Justice and Education is 501(c)(3) charitable fund that support the public service and educational programs of the American Bar Association.

Judges’ Duties to Each Other

  1. We will be courteous, respectful, and civil in opinions, ever mindful that a position articulated by another judge is the result of that judge'searnest effort to interpret the law and the facts correctly.
  2. In all written and oral communications, we will abstain from disparaging personal remarks or criticisms, or sarcastic or demeaning comments aboutanother judge.
  3. We will endeavor to work with other judges in an effort to fostera spirit of cooperation in our mutual goal of enhancing the administrationof justice.