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#309014 - 10/21/18 08:16 PM Re: Kavanaugh and the FBI [Re: jgw]
Jeffery J. Haas Offline


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Sorry but if we had focused more on Kavanaugh's history of habitual lying, his ethical lapses, his affinity for ridiculous conspiracy theories and his untreated alcoholism, he would not be sitting in the SCOTUS today.
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#309019 - 10/21/18 11:22 PM Re: Kavanaugh and the FBI [Re: Jeffery J. Haas]
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Jeff ... you have not been paying attention. We are in an era when corruption is ok with the majority party. Why would a few peccadilloes bother these folks?

It would have been easier to confirm him.
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#309029 - 10/23/18 02:13 AM Re: Kavanaugh and the FBI [Re: jgw]
pondering_it_all Offline
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I wonder what was in those 12 complaints about Kavanaugh that Justice Roberts was sitting on during the confirmation hearing.

Ignoring Supreme Court decisions?
No pants under the robe when he gets a hot defendant?
Kegger in his chambers every Friday night?

Kind of boggles the mind to think there must be nine more!

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#309030 - 10/23/18 03:59 PM Re: Kavanaugh and the FBI [Re: jgw]
rporter314 Offline
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Originally Posted By: source within quote
The Judicial Conduct and Disability Act of 1980, 28 U.S.C. §§ 351-364 (link is external) establishes a process by which any person can file a complaint alleging a federal judge has engaged in “conduct prejudicial to the effective and expeditious administration of the business of the courts” or has become, by reason of a mental or physical disability, “unable to discharge all the duties” of the judicial office.


"conduct prejudicial" sounds like misconduct and as examples

Originally Posted By: wiki
Actions that can be classified as judicial misconduct include: conduct prejudicial to the effective and expeditious administration of the business of the courts (as an extreme example: "falsification of facts" at summary judgment); using the judge's office to obtain special treatment for friends or relatives; accepting bribes, gifts, or other personal favors related to the judicial office; having improper discussions with parties or counsel for one side in a case; treating litigants or attorneys in a demonstrably egregious and hostile manner; violating other specific, mandatory standards of judicial conduct, such as judicial rules of procedure or evidence, or those pertaining to restrictions on outside income and requirements for financial disclosure; and acting outside the jurisdiction of the court, or performance of official duties if the conduct might have a prejudicial effect on the administration of the business of the courts among reasonable people.


as a note of commentary, I will refer you specifically back to the last Senate hearing when J Kavanaugh gave his introductory remarks and allow you to derive your own conclusions as to relevance to actually complaints
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#309041 - 10/23/18 11:45 PM Re: Kavanaugh and the FBI [Re: jgw]
pondering_it_all Offline
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That tirade did kind of set him up for this: If he fails to recuse himself from any sort of Democrat versus Republican case, he violates many of those standards. If he does recuse himself, the Court is back to 4:4. Sometimes people surprise you. Jeff Sessions was smart enough to side-step going to jail when he recused himself. He obviously observed some bad stuff, and thought: "NOPE"

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#309055 - 10/24/18 09:16 PM Re: Kavanaugh and the FBI [Re: jgw]
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Well, we're gonna find out pretty qwick, I figure. Even if he doesn't recuse, with the majority, it may make absolutely no difference.

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