06/21/2023, Clarence Thomas' Luxury Gifts: Ethical Violation or a Constitutional Showdown

Webinar Time
This webinar begins at 1:00pm EASTERN time and ends at 2:00pm EASTERN time.


Course Description

The issue of judicial ethics is a hot topic in the press. What might surprise you is that there are no ethics codes that bind the U.S. Supreme Court. And that is for good reason – separation of powers. If Congress could create ethical rules for the Supreme Court, then that would give them power over the Supreme Court not found in the U.S. Constitution. This class discusses the current status of ethical rules applying at the Supreme Court, the constitutional issues at play, and how this impacts the public’s confidence in the judiciary.


This Webinar is Approved in the Following States

  • California, 1.0 ethics hour
  • Florida, 1.0 ethics hour, which includes 0.5 State & Federal Government and Administrative Practice Certification Credits
  • Georgia, 1.0 ethics hour
  • Indiana, 1.0 ethics hour
  • Kansas, 1.0 ethics hour
  • Missouri, 1.2 ethics
  • New Mexico, 1.0 ethics hour
  • Pennsylvania, 1.0 ethics hour
  • Tennessee, 1.0 dual hour


This Webinar is Pending in the Following States

  • Mississippi, 1.0 ethics hour


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