Faculty Notes

Prof. James Sample Comments in Washington Times on Justice Kavanaugh’s Recusals to Date

James Sample , Professor of Law

Justice Kavanaugh has recused himself in three Supreme Court cases so far
By Alex Swoyer
The Washington Times
Oct. 24, 2018

Democrats and liberal advocacy groups had charged Justice Kavanaugh of being too partisan at his confirmation hearing when he was responding to unsubstantiated allegations of sexual misconduct, which legal experts say could raise other recusal questions in future cases.

“Certainly, Justice Kavanaugh’s intemperate remarks during the confirmation process will be the basis of voluminous, and potentially unprecedented, recusal issues. Thus far, however, his recusals appear routine,” said James Sample, a professor at Hofstra University.

Read the full article on the Washington Times website.