Federal and state criminal conflicts of interest and ethics laws

1. the federal criminal conflict of interest laws and ethics code for federal employees (including federal judges). Government – Wide Ethics Laws | U.S. Department of the Interior (doi.gov) I am not sure if the federal ethics code applies to state judges…. it should and i will look into that. This link includes the criminal conflict of interest laws. 2. Below are the links for the federal ethics codes. Maria R – I think you may have been referring to these codes in your earlier email. 5 CFR § 2635.101 – Basic obligation of public service … https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/5/2635.101 Each employee has a responsibility to the United States Government and its citizens to place loyalty to the Constitution, laws and ethical principles above private gain. To ensure that every citizen can have complete confidence in the integrity of the Federal Government, each employee shall respect and adhere to the principles of ethical conduct set forth in this section, as well as the implementing standards … 5 CFR § 2635.702 – Use of public office for private gain … https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/5/2635.702 An employee shall not use his public office for his own private… Read More