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Mississippi Code of Judicial Conduct Study Committee


Mississippi Code of Judicial Conduct Study Committee

The Mississippi Code of Judicial Conduct Study Committee was created by order of the Mississippi Supreme Court in June 2009. It was charged with the responsibility of examining the 2007 American Bar Association Model Code of Judicial Conduct, reviewing the present Mississippi Code of Judicial Conduct, and recommending such changes and revisions in the Mississippi Code of Judicial Conduct as they found to be needed. The committee conducted a comprehensive study of the code and filed a draft of recommended revisions on April 7, 2010. The Supreme Court put the recommendations out for public comment on April 9, 2010.

The Mississippi Code of Judicial Conduct Study Committee was created by order of the Mississippi Supreme Court in June 2009. It was charged with the responsibility of examining the 2007 American Bar Association Model Code of Judicial Conduct, reviewing the present Mississippi Code of Judicial Conduct, and recommending such changes and revisions in the Mississippi Code of Judicial Conduct as they found to be needed. The committee conducted a comprehensive study of the code and filed a draft of recommended revisions on April 7, 2010. The Supreme Court put the recommendations out for public comment on April 9, 2010.

Members
Court of Appeals Judge Virginia Carlton, Columbia
Chancery Judge Edward E. Patten Jr., Hazlehurst
Circuit Judge Michael M. Taylor, Brookhaven
Washington County Court Judge Vernita King Johnson, Greenville
Warren County Justice Court Judge Edwin Woods Jr., Vicksburg
attorney William M. Dalehite Jr., Jackson
attorney David P. Pitre, Gulfport
attorney John Walker, Jackson
Mississippi College School of Law Professor Donald E. Campbell