CJC02.2 Amend. The proposal adds language to the comment clarifying when legal error violates the Code.
CJC04.1 Amend. The proposal will exempt judicial candidates from certain prohibitions on political activity.
CJC04.2 Amend. The proposal will allow a judge to operate a retention election campaign if the judge anticipates public opposition.
CJC 02.11. Disqualification. Amend. Establishes process for waiver of disqualifying circumstances in appellate proceedings. Effective July 16, 2013 under Rule 11-105(5). Subject to change after the comment period.
CJC Canons Amend. The Utah Supreme Court is considering wholesale changes to the Utah Code of Judicial Conduct. The changes are based on the new ABA Model Code of Judicial Conduct, which was issued in 2007. The ABA Model Code is based on the previous Model Code, but the format is different and there are many new and deleted provisions. The draft document shows the variations from the 2007 Model Code that Utah is considering.