National College on Judicial Conduct and Ethics

Register now for the 27th National College on Judicial Conduct and Ethics. The confirmation email you receive for the College will include a link to the hotel registration site.  If you have any questions about registration, please email Conference Services or call 888-609-4023.  If you have other questions about the College, please contact David Sachar.

The College will be held Wednesday October 18 through Friday October 20, 2023, in Washington, D.C. at the Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert Street NW.  The College registration fee is $450.  The hotel room rate is $299 for single or double occupancy.

The College will begin Wednesday afternoon with registration and a reception.  Thursday morning there will be a plenary session, followed by concurrent break-out sessions through Friday noon. The College provides a forum for judicial conduct commission members and staff, judges, judicial ethics advisory committees, and others to discuss professional standards for judges and current issues in judicial discipline.

The plenary session Thursday morning will be “Best Practices in Judicial Ethics and Discipline” led by David J. Sachar, Director of the Center for Judicial Ethics, and Cynthia Gray, Director Emeritus. As usual, there will be sessions on determining the appropriate sanction, for new members of judicial conduct commissions, for public members of judicial conduct commissions, and on social media and judicial ethics.  Additional sessions are in the planning stages and will be announced as they are confirmed.

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