How judges are selected in Colorado and their code of ethics

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13min 49sec
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Judges are appointed, not elected, in Colorado.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has come under fire recently following a media report that he failed to disclose lavish gifts and trips he received from a billionaire friend. We examine the requirements for judicial officers in Colorado with Christopher Gregory, executive director of the Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline. The Commission oversees judicial rules about what judges and justices must disclose and how they are selected.