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Paul Collins quoted in Katu Article on Senators holding hearing on merits of enacting code of ethics for Supreme Court

Paul Collins, legal studies and political science, comments about hearings being held by the U.S. Senate on enacting a code of ethical conduct for the U.S. Supreme Court to operate under. Chief Justice John Roberts has communicated to the senator leading the headings via letters, providing a nonbinding “Statement on Ethics Principles and Practices,” but Collins says, “Absent a code of conduct there’s no way to enforce the disclosure of any of this information because the justices are basically enforcing it themselves.” (KatuKOKHWPEC [West Palm Beach, Fla.], KMPH [Fresno, Calif.], KBFX [Bakersfield, Calif.], 5/3/23) (EL PAÍS [Spain], 5/6/23; non-paywalled English translation viewable at The Limited Times).

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