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Tag Archives: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission

Judge needn’t recuse when courtroom regular appears in case (access required)

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A judge need not automatically recuse himself when a lawyer who regularly appears before the court is a witness or a defendant in a case, according to the Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee. The judge must “introspectively determine” her own impartiality ...

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Circuit judge may face conduct inquiry (access required)

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A circuit judge up for re-election at the coming General Assembly session may confront questions about his curt treatment of a lawyer during a 2009 courtroom exchange that prompted a disciplinary charge. That year, Bedford County Circuit Judge James W. ...

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