Justice Recusals Continue Despite Stock Sales

Law360, New York (August 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- U.S. Supreme Court justices continued to slowly whittle away at their stock holdings in 2007, according to their latest financial disclosure statements, but not enough to prevent recusals from major cases in the latest high court term.

The court’s largest stockholders — Chief Justice John G. Roberts and Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Samuel A. Alito — each reported sales of stock in 2007, though each of the judges still recused himself from cases in the last term, evidently because of other stock holdings.

The justices...
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