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Code of Judicial Conduct

All judges in Virgin Islands are subject to the Code of Judicial Conduct, which contains the following canons or broad general principles: 

  1. A judge shall uphold the integrity and independence of the judiciary.
  2. A judge shall avoid impropriety and the appearance of impropriety in all of the judge's activities.
  3. A judge shall perform the duties of judicial office impartially and diligently.
  4. A judge shall so conduct extra-judicial activities as to minimize the risk of conflict with judicial obligations.
  5. A judge or judicial candidate shall refrain from inappropriate political activity.

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Virgin Islands Commission on Judicial Conduct
Virgin Islands Commission on Judicial Conduct
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St. Thomas, Virgin Islands 00802
Telephone: (340) 774-2237
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