Reading Between The Lines Of Justices' Books

Law360, New York (August 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As U.S. Supreme Court justices reveal more about themselves and their interpretation of law in their books, court observers are questioning whether the judges may be revealing too much.

Three current Supreme Court justices have released books in recent years, but legal ethics experts questioned the wisdom of the justices espousing their legal theories and personal perspectives in books.

“The underlying concern when justices write books is that the ethical rules expect judges to refrain from articulating strong positions on current issues likely to come before...
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