A Florida judicial ethics panel once again has left judicial candidates more or less on their own in deciding whether to respond to questionnaires from special interest groups that seek to pin down their views on hot-button social, political and legal issues.

In response to requests from candidates for guidance, the Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee reiterated Monday that judicial candidates can respond to such surveys as long as they make it clear that their answers are not promises of future rulings. It previously took a similar position.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]