West Headnote of the Day – October 20, 2009

October 20, 2009

West's Key 227 Judges
West's Key 227I Appointment, Qualification, and Tenure
West's Key 227k11 Removal or Discipline
West's Key 227k11(2) k. Standards, Canons, or Codes of Conduct, in General.

Assuming that a judge’s demonstrated incompetence would constitute misconduct or a disability within meaning of judicial misconduct statute, circuit judge’s public disagreement with Supreme Court decision in Bush v. Gore did not raise an issue of the judge’s competence.
In re Charges of Judicial Misconduct, 404 F.3d 688 (2d Cir. 2005)

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