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Judicial recusal

Grant Hammond

Judicial recusal

principles, process and problems

by Grant Hammond

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Published by Hart Pub. in Oxford, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judges -- Recusal,
  • Judges -- Recusal -- United States,
  • Judges -- Recusal -- Great Britain,
  • Judges -- Recusal -- Commonwealth countries,
  • Judges -- Disqualification,
  • Judges -- Disqualification -- United States,
  • Judges -- Disqualification -- Great Britain,
  • Judges -- Disqualification -- Commonwealth countries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-179) and index.

    StatementGrant Hammond.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK2146 .H364 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 183 p. ;
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24099807M
    ISBN 101841132608
    ISBN 109781841132600
    LC Control Number2010286830

    Such provision is not made by statute in case of disqualification or incapacity, for other cause. See sections , , and of this title. If a judge or clerk of court is remiss in failing to notify the chief judge of the district or circuit, the judicial council of the circuit has ample power under section of this title to apply a remedy.   This rule calls for recusal when, for example, the judge, the judge’s domestic partner or a third-degree relative to either, has more than a de minimis interest in the proceeding or is a party, lawyer, or material witness in the matter. See id. r. (A)(2). However, the rule does not squarely address recusal from cases involving.

    Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary; Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity. 2. “Judicial impartiality is a significant element of justice”, Elucidate in the backdrop of recusal made recently by Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar, Supreme Court judge. Scalia noted in his memorandum rejecting recusal, that recusal is “effectively the same as casting a vote against the petitioner” ( U.S. , , ). These two cases, Hammond notes, illustrate the potential of recusal to have significant effect on the outcome of a case and the difficulties in determining when bias should lead to recusal.

      BOOK REVIEW JUDICIAL RECUSAL Principles, Process and Problems By Grant Hammond ISBN: Hart Publishing Ltd WHEN A JUDGE IS ASKED TO STAND DOWN An appreciation by. The doctrine of judicial recusal enables - and may require - a judge who is lawfully appointed to hear and determine a case to stand down from that case, leaving its disposition to another colleague or colleagues. The subject is one of considerable import and moment, not only to 'insiders' in the judiciary, but also to litigants and their lawyers. Understanding the principles which guide.


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The layout of the book is simple and sensible ” – Michael Crowell, Public Law “Hammond provides a well researched and readable examination of judicial recusal which easily fills what was a surprising gap in the extensive literature of public law in the common law world.

―Law and Politics Book Review “Useful, succinct and intelligent new monograph. The layout of the book is simple and sensible” ―Public Law “Hammond provides a well researched and readable examination of judicial recusal which easily fills what was a surprising gap in the extensive literature of public law in the common law by: 3.

This paper discusses the circumstances requiring the recusal of a judge from hearing a case. It reviews the Code of Judicial Conduct and appellate decisions on disqualification. Keywords. Recusal. Disqualification. bias. prejudice.

appearance of impropriety. election. due process. For a book that contains a comprehensive overview of the various grounds on which motions to disqualify judges have been made, and which is updated annually, see Flamm, R., Judicial Disqualification: Recusal and Disqualification of Judges (Second Edition, ) Those chapters of that book which discuss the case law with regards to the grounds.

The layout of the book is simple and sensible Michael Crowell Public Law October Hammond provides a well researched and readable examination of judicial recusal which easily fills what was a surprising gap in the extensive literature of public law in the common law : This site was designed to provide non-lawyers — as well as attorneys who do not specialize in matters of judicial ethics — with basic information about the grounds on which motions to disqualify judges and other adjudicators are made, the laws which governs the subject of judicial disqualification, and the jurisprudence that has developed with respect to this important subject.

Judicial disqualification, also referred to as recusal, is the act of abstaining from participation in an official action such as a legal proceeding due to a conflict of interest of the presiding court official or administrative officer.

Applicable statutes or canons of ethics may provide standards for recusal in a given proceeding or matter. Providing that the judge or presiding officer must. "Virelli has written a genuinely engaging book that is a valuable contribution to the scholarly literature addressing judicial recusal, particularly in its detailed summary of recusal's history and in its analysis of separation of powers concerns in the specific context of Supreme Court recusal.

The book is an absolute must-read for recusal 5/5(6). judicial system because it reverses what should be the logical presumption in favor of disqualification,13 so that in close cases “the balance tips in favor of recusal.” 14 Yet, the duty to sit has persisted for 40 years in Louisiana, despite the ABA’s changes to the Model Judicial Code and the adoption by other states of similar languageFile Size: KB.

Judicial recusals happen when a judge decides he cannot oversee a trial to remain impartial to the case. When this happens, you need the assistance of a judiical recusal attorney. Legalmatch can help you find the closest one in your area. Call us now for more : Ken Lamance.

Judicial Disqualification: An Analysis of Federal Law (second edition) outlines the statutory framework of federal judicial disqualification law under the statutes, 28 U.S.C. §§, 47, and The monograph substantially revises and expands on the first edition, and analyzes the case law, with a focus both on substantive disqualification standards and procedural requirements.

The third part looks at process, including waiver, necessity, appellate review, and final appeals. Three specific problem areas (judicial misconduct in court, prior viewpoints, and unconcious bias) are then discussed.

The book ends with the author's reflections on future developments and possible reforms of 5/5(1). Publications For your convenience, MJI offers Benchbooks, Felony Sentencing Resources, Quick Reference Materials, and Resources for Trial Court Staff.

Additional Resources. Flamm has also penned several pieces on judicial disqualification law, including The History of and Problems with the Federal Judicial Disqualification Framework, 58 Drake L. Rev. (Spr. ) and the History of Judicial Disqualification in America, which appeared in the American Bar Association Judges’ Journal in the Summer of   Consistent with the principle that a judge cannot be disqualified for judicial bias, the mere fact that a judge has held a party in contempt does not require the judge’s recusal.

31 This is especially true in cases of direct criminal contempt when it is necessary for immediate and summary action on the part of the trial judge. COVID Resources.

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Judges. Additional judicial resources such as sample scripts, videos, podcasts, and other templates. Login Required. Featured Resource. Jury Orientation Produced By Michigan Judicial Institute. The Code of Judicial Conduct is intended to establish standards for ethical conduct of judges.

It consists of broad statements called canons, specific rules set forth in lettered subsections under each canon, and Committee Commentary. The text of the canons and the rules is authoritative. The Committee Commentary, by explanation, and example. Judicial recusal Octo IST it would have been more reassuring to the judicial institution.

It is pertinent here to cite Fali Nariman in his book. Subject Advisory Opinion Disqualification/Recusal – Financial Interests. Disqualification Based on Stockholdings by Household Family Member No.

Financial Settlement and Disqualification on Resignation From Law Firm No. Disqualification Based on Holding Insurance Policy from Company that is a Party No.

The third part looks at process, including waiver, necessity, appellate review, and final appeals. Three specific problem areas (judicial misconduct in court, prior viewpoints, and unconcious bias) are then discussed. The book ends with the author's reflections on future developments and possible reforms of recusal law.

(source: Nielsen Book Data)Author: Hammond, Grant.The book is a notable contribution to the literature on recusals, and should be of considerable interest to public lawyers and judiciary watchers.

Topics covered include the distinction between “objectivity” (Hammond’s preference) and “impartiality” in the context of recusal law; disclosure requirements for judges in order to.

The law relating to judicial recusal is based on the fundamental proposition that a court should be fair and impartial: public confidence in the institution is supreme. In Justice Hammond’s seminal book “Judicial Recusal”, the law of recusal is classified into .