2009-07 (February 5, 2009)
Political Activity; Family; Canon 7
Issue: May a
Judicial Official attend a political
gathering/fundraiser at which a member of the
Judicial Official’s family residing in the Judicial
Official’s household (as that term is defined in the
Code of Judicial Conduct) is to receive an award?
Committee unanimously decided that Canon 7 of the
Code of Judicial Conduct prohibits attendance at any
portion of the political gathering.