Highlights of commentary that appeared in the NLJ on some of the controversial issues of 2012
...in the Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy. Roanoke College political scientist Todd Peppers, best known for his research on Supreme...
It would be an ethical violation for a law clerk to divulge court secrets to the press, even at the behest of a justice
...way around." Peppers, a public affairs professor at Roanoke College, and Ward, a political science professor at Northern Illinois University, spoke...
Supreme Court justices have not adopted a binding canon of ethics for themselves, but they might find guidance in the ethical code that binds the "junior justices," namely, the law clerks who assist
During the past year, practitioners, academics and a few senators have weighed in on a range of legal issues in these pages. The U.S. Supreme Court figured prominently, from the retirement of Justice
Until the causal links between law clerk ideology and judicial decision-making are more precisely understood, it would be premature to focus on new ways to screen and vet law clerks, argue Todd Peppe
Todd C. Peppers of Roanoke College argues that the Kagan hearing's focus on her memos as a law clerk to Thurgood Marshall might pushthe Court's current justices into putting new restrictions on their
Kagan's confirmation hearing should shine a light on the role of law clerks and the possibility they improperly exercise Article III powers
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