Thursday, April 10, 2008

New Rules For Louisiana Judges

The Louisiana Supreme Court has amended its Code of Judicial Conduct regarding compensation, gifts, loans, bequests, favors and other things of value. The new rule, effective January 1, 2009, requires annual reporting of all compensation and expenses received by a judicial officer. (Mike Frisch)

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/2008/04/new-rules-for-l.html

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Mike, I am pretty sure that the impetus for this reform was a Times Picayune story, on judges getting gifts and hunting trips, that quoted our own Jeff Lipshaw. http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/2006/10/judicial_ethics_1.html

Posted by: Childress | Apr 10, 2008 7:24:52 AM

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