Supreme Court Ethics Act Proposed In Response To Controversial Behavior By Justices Scalia, Thomas

Controversial Behavior By Scalia, Thomas Prompts Call For Ethics ReformA group of congressional Democrats is set to introduce legislation Thursday that would apply stricter ethical standards to the Supreme Court, amid concerns that justices have been engaging in questionable behavior. The proposed Supreme Court Ethics Act of 2013 would subject the justices to the Code of Conduct for United States Judges, a set of standards that currently applies to all other federal judges.

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