Prof. James Sample Comments in National Law Journal Story on Judiciary Committee’s Planned Hearing on Recusal Guidelines

Professor James Sample, Associate Professor of Law, was quoted in the following National Law Journal article.

Congress Set to Take Aim at Judicial Recusals
David Ingram
The National Law Journal
November 02, 2009


James Sample, an associate professor at Hofstra University School of Law and a recusal expert, said the Caperton ruling is giving momentum to those who want to see more. The case, he said, “provides a compelling narrative of the risks that are posed when fairness — or the perception of fairness — suffers, whatever the source of the perceived unfairness may be. And Congress certainly has an interest in that.”