ABA Policy calling on bar associations
to take the lead in forming voluntary judicial campaign conduct
committeess. (Original recommendation developed by the Standing
Committee on Judicial Independence.) [Adopted by the House
of Delegates in August of 2002.]
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Note: The Minnesota Board on Judicial standards has
petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court for certiorari in the dispute
over political activities of judges and judicial candidates.
View the October 2005 petition and appendix in Dimick v.
Republican Party of Minnesota.