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    CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT

    For the State of Florida

    Online Version

    Reports of misconduct by judges must be made to the Judicial Qualifications Commission at (850) 488-1581.

    Print the Entire Code of Judicial Conduct in PDF.

    The opinions of the Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee
    are available on the Sixth Judicial Circuit Website.
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    Preamble

    Definitions

    Canon 1. A Judge Shall Uphold the Integrity and Independence of the Judiciary

    Canon 2. A Judge Shall Avoid Impropriety and the Appearance of Impropriety in all of the Judge's Activities

    Canon 3. A Judge Shall Perform the Duties of Judicial Office Impartially and Diligently

    Canon 4. A Judge Is Encouraged to Engage in Activities to Improve the Law, the Legal System, and the Administration of Justice

    Canon 5. A Judge Shall Regulate Extrajudicial Activities to Minimize the Risk of Conflict With Judicial Duties

    Canon 6. Fiscal Matters of a Judge Shall be Conducted in a Manner That Does Not Give the Appearance of Influence or Impropriety; etc.

    Canon 7. A Judge or Candidate for Judicial Office Shall Refrain From Inappropriate Political Activity

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