Canon 2. A magisterial district judge shall perform the duties of judicial office impartially, competently, and diligently.
2.1. Giving Precedence to the Duties of Judicial Office.
2.2. Impartiality and Fairness.
2.3. Bias, Prejudice, and Harassment.
2.4. External Influences on Judicial Conduct.
2.5. Competence, Diligence and Cooperation.
2.6. Ensuring the Right to Be Heard.
2.7. Responsibility to Decide.
2.8. Decorum, Demeanor, and Communication in an Official Capacity.
2.9. Ex parte Communications.
2.10. Judicial Statements on Pending and Impending Cases.
2.12. Supervisory Duties.
2.13. Administrative Appointments.
2.14. Disability and Impairment.
2.15. Responding to Judicial and Lawyer Misconduct.
2.16. Cooperation with Disciplinary Authorities.
The provisions of this Canon 2 adopted September 18, 2014, effective December 1, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 6205, unless otherwise noted.
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