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?
Judicial Conflict of Interest
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