Washington Times: Activists call for changes to judicial ethics after report discovers conflicts

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Alex Swoyer

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on September 29, 2021.

Similarly, Rakim Brooks, president of the progressive Alliance for Justice, said the Wall Street Journal’s report shows the system is giving corporations an unfair advantage. He also suggested the Supreme Court justices should be subject to the same requirements as lower-court judges.

“It is crucial to remember that the Judicial Code of Conduct does not apply to the Supreme Court. As public approval for the Supreme Court reaches new lows, it could not be more important to right this wrong and hold the entire federal judiciary, including the Supreme Court, to the highest ethical standards. If this report is any indication, there is reason to be concerned,” Mr. Brooks said.

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