Chief Justice Ducks Judicial Ethics Scandals In Annual Report

Federal courts function with integrity, according to a self-serving annual report on the judiciary that Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts issued over the weekend. But he recommended nothing more for reform than current procedures for addressing increasing calls for recusal or even impeachment because of conflict issues.

Retired Judge, Advocacy Group Seek Clarence Thomas Indictment

Two new calls last week for federal prosecution of Justice Clarence Thomas on bribery charges could affect the Supreme Court’s decision-making this term but are virtually unreported aside from small corners of the blogosphere.