Maryland Courts

Maryland Rule Code of Judicial Conduct

Maryland Rule 16-813, the Code of Judicial Conduct, sets basic standards for the conduct of all judges and provides guidance in establishing and maintaining high standards of judicial and personal conduct.  You can view the Code of Judicial Conduct online at LexisNexis.

To locate the Maryland Code of Judicial Conduct (Maryland Rule 16-813) on LexisNexis:
Indicate your agreement to the Terms and Conditions by clicking  the "I Agree" button.  This brings up the Unannotated Code of Maryland and Rules.

  • Click on the + sign next to the MARYLAND RULES folder to expand the contents.
  • Click on the + sign next to TITLE 16. COURTS, JUDGES, AND ATTORNEYS
  • Click on the + sign next to CHAPTER 800. MISCELLANEOUS
  • See Rule 16-813. Maryland Code of Judicial Conduct