Detroit is Organizing – Moratorium NOW!

Coalition to Stop Foreclosures, Evictions, and Utility Shutoffs

Detroit-Bankruptcy-Un_RasmOn the Fifth Anniversary of the Federal $700 Billion Bank Bailout

Saturday, October 5, 2013, Detroit, Michigan

A Call for an International Peoples Assembly Against the Banks and Against Austerity

Weekly Organizing meetings, Mondays, 7 PM, 5920 Second Ave., Detroit

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LOST: Looking for the Canons of Judicial Ethics

Judicial misconduct is a touchy subject.

judicial misconduct

But what else do you call it when judges violate their own canons and participate in unethical decisions that may create financial gains in their investment portfolios?

While this post deals with the failure of the judiciary to sua sponte recuse themselves when they know there is more than an appearance of impropriety, it also raises the question of what potential benefit they may received as a result of their decisions – and is that taken into consideration at any time during the case? Continue reading