Judge's Criticism Of Trump Could Spur Misconduct Review
By Andrew Kragie (March 11, 2020, 7:21 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin federal judge may find himself in hot water after publishing a law review article critical of Republicans and the U.S. Supreme Court, with an ethics expert forecasting misconduct complaints and a former federal judge predicting the article will lead to recusal demands.
While the code of ethics for federal judges allows for public discussion of the law, it prohibits political activity, especially when it deals with candidates for office. U.S. District Judge Lynn S. Adelman's article said conservative justices are "undermining democracy" while President Donald Trump's "temperament is that of an autocrat," Republicans are "focused on serving the wealthy,"...
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