COMPLIANCE WITH THE CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT
Compliance with a written advisory letter or formal opinion issued by the Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee
of the Judicial Conference shall constitute evidence of good faith for consideration in any
sanction decision pursuant to a disciplinary proceeding.
Anyone, whether or not a lawyer, who is an officer of a judicial system and who performs judicial functions, including an officer such as a magistrate, court commissioner, special master or referee, or surrogate judge is a judge within the meaning of this Code. All judges shall comply with this code except as provided below.
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