Monthly Archives: October 2009

“Congress Set to Take Aim at Judicial Recusals”

The National Law Journal offers this report on consideration of congressional imposition of recusal standards for federal judges.
One interesting question (raised by David Skover at the recent judicial independence conference I attended at Seattle University) is whether Congress would also have the power (under its 14th amendment enforcement powers) to create state judicial recusal rules to enforce the due process rights the Supreme Court recognized in the recent Caperton case.

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