Proposed Amendments to the North Dakota Code of Judicial Conduct
The Judiciary Standards Committee, reviewed the 2007 ABA Model
Code of Judicial Conduct and recommended amendments to the North Dakota Code of Judicial Conduct. The proposed amendments are available at
http://www.ndcourts.gov/Court/Notices/Notices.htm. Individuals without internet access may contact the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court to obtain a copy of the proposal. Written comments were received and a hearing on the proposals was conducted. The Court considered the matter, and
ORDERED, that the Preamble, Canon 1, and Canon 2 of the N.D. Code Jud. Conduct, ADOPTED effective January 1, 1994; Canon 3, N.D. Code Jud. Conduct, ADOPTED effective January 4, 2006; Canon 4, N.D. Code Jud. Conduct, ADOPTED effective March 1, 2004; and Terminology of the N.D. Jud. Conduct, ADOPTED effective March 27, 2006, are REPEALED effective 11:59 p.m. June 30, 2012.
The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened this 14th day of February, 2012, with the Honorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, and the Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, the Honorable Mary Muehlen Maring, the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner, and the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order.