About the bill
Federal judges are required to abide by a Code of Conduct. Among other rules, judges are not allowed to receive gifts over a certain monetary value (for fear of bribery), donate to or publicly endorse a political candidate or party (to keep the judiciary apolitical), or hear and decide a case in which they have a conflict of interest. Every judge is covered by the Code of Conduct — that is, except the justices of the Supreme Court.
This discrepancy, which for years had primarily been of interest to legal scholars ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Apr 23, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 23, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Aug 1, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1424 (113th).
Apr 23, 2015
Apr 5, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 835.
S. 1072 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2017). S. 1072 — 114th Congress: Supreme Court Ethics Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s1072
“S. 1072 — 114th Congress: Supreme Court Ethics Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. December 16, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s1072>
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