New judges should be required to take a brief course in judicial ethics before going on the bench. There is a need for this requirement. It is justified by the good it would do for judges, for the judiciary, and for the resolution of many conceptional conflicts in the ethical imperatives confronting judges.
II. Justification—The Judge
III. Justification—The Judiciary
IV. Justification—Research and Development
V. Independence v. Accountability
VI. Isolation v. Involvement
VII. Presumptions—Impartiality v. Partiality
VIII. Appearance v. Reality
IX. The Monitors
X. The Pathfinders
Howard T. Markey,
A Judicial Need for the 80's: Schooling in Judicial Ethics,
66 Neb. L. Rev.
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