This highly informed selection of readings on judicial ethics is singular in the authoritative commentary and experience offered by the editors. The work considers the various ways in which moral problems arise for judges. The three sections examine: the ideal, corrupt, and over-zealous judge; the "judging" role as it is affected by tensions rising from not only the facts of a case and legal precedents but also from personal beliefs and social expectations; and, in the final section, the judge's need for independence and its relationship to accountability and the avoidance of abuse. This work is a balanced, comprehensive, and constructive volume reflecting on the moral issues involved in sitting in judgment.
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