New report says numerous federal appeallate judges broke Ethics Laws

MaryGSykes.com

And while we can’t even get the ARDC to file their ethics reports, even after numerous requests from this blog, (I think even Atty Rhodes went so far as to say that using ARDC email to ask the ARDC to comply with Ethics Law and report on their salaries was abuse of their emails, but I’m not sure that’s what she meant), the federal appellate judges are in some pretty hot water for failing to disclose ownership of stock and other business interests before ruling on cases where they held such an interest.

Even the ownership of one share of stock in a company that is involved in a federal court lawsuit is automatic grounds for a federal judge or appellate judge to recuse himself.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/28/appeals-court-ethics_n_5226918.html

The report, which was in reality, just a sampling of judges and cases, called into question the decision of judges in 26 cases!

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