Fri, Jun 10, 2011 -- 9:30 AM
Judicial Conflict of InterestDownload audio (MP3)
A federal judge next week will consider whether Judge Vaughn Walker should have recused himself from the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage trial because he is gay with a long-time partner. We take up judicial ethics. Under what circumstances should judges step away from a case?
Host: Dave Iverson
- Deborah Rhode, professor of law and director of the Center on the Legal Profession at Stanford Law School
- John Eastman, law professor, former dean of Chapman University School of Law and founding director for the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence
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