NBC News reports:
Conservative Justice Amy Coney Barrett indicated Monday she would support a code of conduct for the Supreme Court in the wake of recent claims that some justices have fallen short of required ethical standards.
Speaking at the University of Minnesota Law School, Barrett said it would be “a good idea for us do it” and suggested that the justices are broadly in support of a set of principles similar to those that lower court judges are required to follow.
“There is no lack of consensus among the justices. There’s unanimity among all nine justices that we should and do hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards possible,” she added.
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Conservative Justice Amy Coney Barrett indicates she would support a code of conduct for the Supreme Court in the wake of recent claims that some justices have fallen short of required ethical standards. https://t.co/5W20hyvZbk
— NBC News (@NBCNews) October 16, 2023
Protestors interrupted Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s lecture briefly, shouting “not the court, not the state, people must decide their fate” before police escorted them away. @kare11 pic.twitter.com/7to6gkCqNd
— Danny Spewak (@DannySpewak) October 16, 2023
I’m at the University of Minnesota, where maybe 200-300 people — some of them holding “F*** SCOTUS” signs — are protesting an appearance by Justice Amy Coney Barrett at Northrop Auditorium. @UMNpublicsafety police officers & @HennepinSheriff standing guard behind barricades pic.twitter.com/2EGFCrBV72
— Kyle Stokes (@kystokes) October 16, 2023