Tag Archives: Ethics

Character Still Counts

One of the things we try to balance in judicial ethics is recognizing that while judges are held to high standards in their public and private lives (there is no moment of day or night when I am not governed … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Ethics, Lawfulness and Doing Good

Just because something’s legal doesn’t make it right. Just because everyone else approves doesn’t make it good. Just because you can doesn’t mean you should. Ethics and Law Judges not only have to follow the law; we have to be … Continue reading

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When The Judge Gets Cross-Examined!

[Jeannie Prinsen grilled me about faith and being a judge and justice and law and … well, here’s a sample. You can read the whole thing over at her place.] – How would you define justice in legal terms and … Continue reading

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What Price Ethics? Ask a Bangladeshi

I really like judicial ethics. I like them for a lot of reasons. They guide judges in considering their behavior and attitudes. They give the public a basis for measuring a judge’s performance. And they are really interesting to study … Continue reading

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