Saturday, July 21, 2007

Theory of Relativity

A recent judicial ethics opinion from Florida states that a judge who has relatives employed by the sheriff's office is not disqualified from cases where employees of that office are witnesses. However, the judge may not sit in cases in which a relative is actively involved in the investigation or litigation. (Mike Frisch)

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