In a historic first, the US Supreme Court docket can have a code of ethics

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The Supreme Court docket on November 13 adopted its first ethics code, within the face of persistent criticism over journeys and undisclosed items from rich benefactors of some justices.

The coverage, permitted by the 9 justices, doesn’t seem to impose any important new necessities on them, and so they stated in an unsigned assertion that they’ve lengthy adhered to moral requirements.

“However the absence of legislation has led in recent times to a misunderstanding that the judges of this courtroom, not like all different jurists on this nation, contemplate themselves unbound by any moral guidelines,” the justices wrote. “To dispel these misunderstandings, we’ve got issued this Code, which is essentially a codification of the ideas we’ve got lengthy held to manipulate our conduct.”

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