Supreme Court Justices are not legally required to follow the federal code of conduct for the judiciary, but they are supposed to do so.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is embroiled in an ethics scandal because he has not followed those guidelines, nor precedent in his jurisprudence. Watch:
For your edification, the NYT piece on Crow-Thomas.
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VIDEO TRANSCRIPT (courtesy of The Maddow Show):
MADDOW: When you are a Supreme Court justice, people tend to name things after you, even build places just to honor you.
This statue, for instance, honors Justice William Brennan in his native Newark, New Jersey. Consider also the Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston. The Sandra Day O‘Connor College of Law in Arizona. Brandeis University in Massachusetts named for Louis Brandeis.