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CANON 6

A STAFF ATTORNEY OR LAW CLERK SHOULD REGULARLY FILE REPORTS OF COMPENSATION RECEIVED FOR QUASI-OFFICIAL AND EXTRA-OFFICIAL ACTIVITIES

A staff attorney or law clerk may receive compensation and reimbursement of expenses for quasi-official and extra-official activities permitted by these guidelines, if the source of such payments does not influence or give the appearance of influencing him in the performance of his official duties or otherwise give the appearance of impropriety, subject to the following restrictions:

A. Compensation. Compensation should not exceed a reasonable amount nor should it exceed that normally received by others for the same activity.

B. Expense Reimbursement. Expense reimbursement should be limited to the actual cost of travel, food, and lodging reasonably incurred by a staff attorney or law clerk and, where appropriate to the occasion, by his spouse. Any payment in excess of such an amount is compensation.

C. Public Reports. A staff attorney or law clerk shall make and file such reports as may be prescribed by law.