In these other dispatches about fair and impartial courts:
- Justice David Prosser of the Wisconsin Supreme Court asked that a sixth fellow justice, Annette Ziegler, step aside from an ethics case against him, the Associated Press reported.
- A California Watch article was entitled, “State appellate justices at center of conflict-of-interest concerns.”
- Conservative activist and attorney Gary Kreep said his political views won’t influence the decisions he makes as a southern California trial court judge, according to a North County Times article. Learn more from Gavel Grab about the “birther’s” election to the bench.
- Jeffrey Toobin wrote a New Yorker article, entitled ”That’s Just Nino: Scalia’s Arizona Dissent,” about Justice Antonin Scalia’s remarks from the bench on Monday about an Arizona immigration law.