Model Rules for Judicial Disciplinary Enforcement

Model Rules for Judicial Disciplinary Enforcement

The ABA Model Rules for Judicial Disciplinary Enforcement, including Preamble and Terminology, were adopted by the ABA House of Delegates on August 9, 1994.

Nothing contained in this book is to be considered as the rendering of legal advice for specific cases, and readers are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own legal counsel.

1995 by the American Bar Association. All rights reserved.

Printed in the United States of America.

ISBN: 1-57073-137-3

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American Bar Association
Center for Professional Responsibility
Joint Subcommittee on Judicial Discipline

  • Hon. Vivi L. Dilweg
    Co-Chairperson
    Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Hon. Barbara B. Crabb
    Co-Chairperson
    Madison, Wisconsin
  • Linda D. Donnelly
    Denver, Colorado
  • Hon. C. Tolbert Goolsby
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Thomas M. Fitzpatrick
    Seattle, Washington
  • Hon. Florence K. Murray
    Providence, Rhode Island
  • H. Holcombe Perry, Jr.
    Albany, Georgia
  • Gerald Stern
    New York, New York

Standing Committee on Professional Discipline

  • Burnele V. Powell, Chair
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Judicial Administration Division

  • Hon. J. F. Greene, Chair
    Washington, D.C.

Center for Professional Responsibility

  • Jeanne P. Gray, Director
  • Mary M. Devlin, Regulation Counsel
  • Charlotte K. Stretch, Special Counsel

The Joint Subcommittee wishes to recognize the contribution of Marna Tucker, Chair of the Standing Committee on Professional Discipline, 1989-1990, who initiated this project.

The Model Rules for Judicial Disciplinary Enforcement were approved by the ABA House of Delegates in August 1994.

These rules were developed under a grant from the State Justice Institute. The points of view expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the State Justice Institute.