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Hardcover Hazards: 4 Ethics Risks For Judges Writing Books

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 10:52 AM EST) -- From local judges to U.S. Supreme Court justices, it’s not unusual for jurists to write and publish books — but judges looking to see their names in print need to make certain they are aware of the judicial ethics rules that cover both the writing and the marketing of books.

Judges who don’t follow ethics rules when publishing can find themselves facing anything from removal — such as Florida state court judge Judith Hawkins, who was removed from the bench in 2014 for selling her books...
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