The Judiciary has knowledgeable Congress that it opposes the proposed Judiciary Accountability Act. In a letter (pdf) to key lawmakers at this time, Choose Roslynn R. Mauskopf, secretary of the Judicial Convention of the USA, wrote that the invoice “fails to acknowledge the sturdy safeguards which have been in place throughout the Judiciary to guard Judiciary staff, together with regulation clerks, from wrongful conduct within the office, together with protections towards discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and abusive conduct.”
“Additional, the invoice interferes with the interior governance of the Third Department; creates constructions that compete with current governing our bodies and authorities throughout the Judiciary; and imposes intrusive necessities on Judicial Convention procedures,” Mauskopf wrote.
The Aug. 25 letter, despatched to the House (pdf) and Senate (pdf) Judiciary Committees, was accompanied by a fact sheet explaining the numerous office protections already in place for Judiciary staff, together with these adopted since 2018 when the Federal Judiciary Office Conduct Working Group issued two dozen suggestions for modifications in insurance policies and procedures. All the suggestions have been carried out.