In Florida, Judges are governed by the Code of Judicial Conduct. This specifically applies to the Florida Judges of Compensation Claims, not because we are part of the judicial branch (we are not), but because the very statute that establishes this agency says so. See Section 440.442, Fla. Stat.
The Code is a broad set of prohibitions on activity, and inspirational ideals for judges. The underlying principle of the Code is that:
Our legal system is based on the principle ...
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