The Responsible Judge: Readings in Judicial Ethics

The Responsible Judge: Readings in Judicial Ethics


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275940225
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/30/1993
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

JOHN T. NOONAN, JR. is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and is Robbins Professor of Law and Legal Ethics, emeritus, at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of several books on moral themes, including Persons and Masks of the Law and Bribes.

KENNETH I. WINSTON is Professor of Philosophy at Wheaton College in Massachussetts. He has conducted seminars for judges on judicial ethics and the philosophy of law in a program sponsored by the American Academy of Judicial Education and is the editor of Principles of Social Order: Selected Essays of Lon L. Fuller.

Table of Contents


The Ideal Judge and The Partial Judge

The Impartiality of God

The Mask of Impartiality


Political Judges


Waiting for the Litigants

Deciding on the Record

Independent and Accountable

Proclaiming Independence

The Duty of Recusal

Forms of Accountability

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