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Dear Model Code: Am I allowed to let the public know that I’m a member of a particular political party? Sincerely, Judge Possibly a Partier Dear Judge Possibly: Judges are not required to c...

Ask the Model Code: May I reveal a party affiliation?

Dear Model Code: Am I allowed to let the public know that I’m a member of a particular political party? Sincerely, Judge Possibly a Partier Dear Judge Possibly: Judges are not required to c...

Dear Model Code: When is it appropriate for a judge to report a fellow judge’s behavior? Sincerely, Judge Not-A-Tattletale   Dear Judge Not-A-Tattletale: Great question. Where is the line between bein...

Ask the Model Code: to tattle or not to tattle

Dear Model Code: When is it appropriate for a judge to report a fellow judge’s behavior? Sincerely, Judge Not-A-Tattletale   Dear Judge Not-A-Tattletale: Great question. Where is the line between bein...

Dear Model Code: I serve on the board of a nonprofit. May my name appear on its letterhead during a fundraising solicitation? Yours truly, Judge Uneasy Dear Judge Uneasy, Excellent question. ...

Ask the Model Code: “May I raise money for charities?”

Dear Model Code: I serve on the board of a nonprofit. May my name appear on its letterhead during a fundraising solicitation? Yours truly, Judge Uneasy Dear Judge Uneasy, Excellent question. ...

Ask the Model Code: May I reveal a party affiliation?

Ask the Model Code: to tattle or not to tattle

Ask the Model Code: “May I raise money for charities?”

Ask the Model Code: When may a judge talk to the press?

Q: “I’ve had people tell me they enjoy watching Judge Judy because she’s ‘tough’ and ‘tells it like it is.’ Am I allowed to act more like Judge Judy in my courtroom?”

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