March 18, 2013

Model Code of Judicial Conduct: Canon 3

Canon 3

A judge shall conduct the judge’s personal and extrajudicial activities to minimize the risk of conflict with the obligations of judicial office.


Rule 3.1
Extrajudicial Activities in General

Rule 3.2
Appearances before Governmental Bodies and Consultation with Government Officials

Rule 3.3
Testifying as a Character Witness

Rule 3.4
Appointments to Governmental Positions

Rule 3.5
Use of Nonpublic Information

Rule 3.6
Affiliation with Discriminatory Organizations

Rule 3.7
Participation in Educational, Religious, Charitable, Fraternal, or Civic Organizations and Activities

Rule 3.8
Appointments to Fiduciary Positions

Rule 3.9
Service as Arbitrator or Mediator

Rule 3.10
Practice of Law

Rule 3.11
Financial, Business, or Remunerative Activities

Rule 3.12
Compensation for Extrajudicial Activities

Rule 3.13
Acceptance and Reporting of Gifts, Loans, Bequests, Benefits, or Other Things of Value

Rule 3.14
Reimbursement of Expenses and Waivers of Fees or Charges

Rule 3.15
Reporting Requirements