Texas Code of Judicial Conduct Back to Outline

The Code of Conduct for the Texas Judiciary as directed by the Supreme Court of Texas.

Canon 1 Upholding the Integrity and Independence of the Judiciary

An independent and honorable judiciary is indispensable to justice in our society. A judge should participate in establishing, maintaining and enforcing high standards of conduct, and should personally observe those standards so that the integrity and independence of the judiciary is preserved. The provisions of this Code are to be construed and applied to further that objective.

Bluebook Citation

Texas Code of Judicial Conduct. § , (Texas Center for Legal Ethics, 2023) from https://legalethicstexas.com/resources/rules/texas-code-of-judicial-conduct/upholding-the-integrity-and-independence-of-the-judiciary/ (last visited Feb 01, 2023)