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senate Bill S. 1424

A Code of Ethics for the Supreme Court

Argument in favor

In recent years, some members of the Court have engaged in activities that mandate such a code.

Argument opposed

Upsets the system of checks and balances established by the U.S. Constitution.

bill Progress

  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The house has not voted
  • The senate has not voted
      senate Committees
      Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedAugust 1st, 2013

What is Senate Bill S. 1424?

This bill would subject the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States to the Code of Conduct for United States Judges. The Code is a procedural set of standards used by all other federal courts save for the Supreme Court. 


The bill impacts the Supreme Court of the United States.

Cost of Senate Bill S. 1424

A CBO cost is unavailable.


Supreme Court Ethics Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to require the Supreme Court of the United States to promulgate a code of ethics.