September 01, 2016

When Attacks on Judges Go Beyond the Pale

What is the correct response when a politician lays into a sitting judge?

Laurence Pulgram

Many courtroom lawyers—as well as laypeople—let out a collective gasp last summer when a certain presidential candidate laid into U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel. Was that response the right one? And what is, in fact, the role for the bar if such events occur?

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