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Supreme Court ethics a focal point for Chief Justice John Roberts | USA TODAY

Chief Justice John Roberts spoke on Supreme Court ethical conduct and said more can be done to adhere to the highest standards. RELATED: Report: Clarence Thomas's grandnephew got tuition paid by GOP donor Chief Justice John Roberts told an audience he is committed to ensuring the "highest standards of conduct" at the Supreme Court as pressure has mounted from congressional Democrats for changes in the wake of a series of scandals involving Justice Clarence Thomas. Without offering specifics or addressing the recent controversies directly, Roberts framed the ethics debate as an "issue of concern inside the court." » Subscribe to USA TODAY: » Watch more on this and other topics from USA TODAY: » USA TODAY delivers current local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more through award-winning journalism, photos, videos and VR. #ClarenceThomas #ChiefJustice #SupremeCourt
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