Faculty James Sample , Professor of Law

Published on May 19, 2017 | by LawNews

Prof. James Sample Quoted in National Law Journal Story on SCOTUS Justices’ Recusals

SCOTUS Justices Used to Explain Recusals. What Changed?
By Tony Mauro
The National Law Journal
May 18, 2017


James Sample, a Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law professor who has written extensively about judicial recusals, said requiring justices to explain their recusal decisions might be problematic. But on the rare occasion when justices do discuss recusals in public, he said, “their explanations benefit the court, the public, and the law.”

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