Judicial Ethics Advisory Board


The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has created a new Judicial Ethics Advisory Board (JEAB).  The Board will render advisory opinions concerning proper judicial conduct under the Code of Judicial Conduct and the Rules Governing Standards of Conduct of Magisterial District Judges.  The new JEAB replaces a multiple board structure and will make Pennsylvania's system more consistent with systems in other states and on the federal level.   As prescribed in the new Pennsylvania Rules of the Judicial Ethics Advisory Board (Pa.R.J.E.A.B.), it will have nine members.  Most will be judges from the Superior, Commonwealth, Common Pleas, Municipal and Magisterial District Courts, but there will also be a member from the Pennsylvania Bar who is not a judge.  For more information on effective dates, see the Court Order of 1/14/2022.


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