U.S. Supreme Court unveils new ethics code, but critics say it doesn’t go far enough

Code doesn’t appear to contain any meaningful enforcement mechanism to hold justices accountable, lawmaker said

By: - November 14, 2023 3:30 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court released a new ethics code on Monday but Sen. Dick Durbin, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said the new rules “fall short of what we could and should expect when a Supreme Court issues a code of conduct.” (Photo by Al Drago/Getty Images) (This image cannot be republished unless you have a Getty subscription.)

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.