WSR 09-23-034

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ November 5, 2009 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF THE NEW CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-930


The Code of Judicial Conduct Task Force having recommended the adoption of the new Code of Judicial Conduct, and the Court having approved the proposed adoption for publication;

Now, therefore, it is hereby

ORDERED:

(a) That pursuant to the provisions of GR 9(g), the proposed adoption shown below is to be published for comment in the Washington Reports, Washington Register, Washington State Bar Association and Administrative Office of the Court's websites in January 2010.

(b) The purpose statement as required by GR 9(e), is published solely for the information of the Bench, Bar and other interested parties.

(c) Comments are to be submitted to the Clerk of the Supreme Court by either U.S. Mail or Internet E-Mail by no later than April 30, 2010. Comments may be sent to the following addresses: P.O. Box 40929, Olympia, Washington 98504-0929, or Camilla.Faulk@courts.wa.gov. Comments submitted by e-mail message must be limited to 1500 words.

DATED at Olympia, Washington this 5th day of November, 2009.
For the Court
Gerry L. Alexander
CHIEF JUSTICE

Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 10-01 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office