Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges

A judge should uphold the integrity and independence of the judiciary.

A judge should avoid impropriety and the appearance of impropriety in all activities.

A judge should perform the duties of the office impartially and diligently.

A judge may engage in extra-judicial activities to improve the law, the legal system, and the administration of justice.

A judge should regulate extra-judicial activities to minimize the risk of conflict with judicial duties.

A judge should regularly file reports of compensation received for law-related and extra-judicial activities.

A judge should refrain from political activity.
Source:  Administrative Office of U.S. Courts