37 CFR 11.802: Judicial and legal officials

Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 07.2015, Last Revised in November 2015

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11.802    Judicial and legal officials.

  • (a) A practitioner shall not make a statement that the practitioner knows to be false or with reckless disregard as to its truth or falsity concerning the qualifications or integrity of a judge, adjudicatory officer or public legal officer, or of a candidate for election or appointment to judicial or legal office.
  • (b) A practitioner who is a candidate for judicial office shall comply with the applicable provisions of the Code of Judicial Conduct.
[Added 78 FR 20180, Apr. 3, 2013, effective May 3, 2013]