Articles on Judicial Conduct

The scarlet opinion By Kenneth J. Ashman Business and Securities Law, May 2011 Scarlet Opinions often take the form of a humorous chastising of an attorney, in a mixture of sarcasm and scorn, that other lawyers’ mailboxes zap from the Internet like frogs feasting on flies.
Amended Rules of Judicial Conduct Bench and Bar, July 2006 The Illinois Supreme Court has amended Rules 64 and 65 of the Code of Judicial Conduct effective May 26, 2006.
Avoiding the appearance of impropriety: With great power comes great responsibility By Cynthia Gray Bench and Bar, April 2006 Judges must demonstrate their commitment to maintaining public confidence in the integrity and impartiality of their decisions by considering how the public might reasonably view their conduct.
A justice gone awry By Randy Wilt Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, December 2003 As an attorney, the dispute in Alabama involving the monument to the Ten Commandments raised concerns that have nothing to do with the separation of church and state.

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