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11-06-18 Ethics Failure of Supreme Court Justice Thomas // El fracaso de la ética del juez Thomas de Corte Suprema de EE.UU. // 道德失败的美国最高法院法官托马斯

June 19, 2011

New York Times


Friendship of Justice and Magnate Puts Focus on Ethics

Kamenko Pajic/Associated Press

Justice Clarence Thomas was given a $15,000 bust of Lincoln in 2001 by a group for which a friend is a trustee.

The code says judges “should not personally participate” in raising money for charitable endeavors, out of concern that donors might feel pressured to give or entitled to favorable treatment from the judge. In addition, judges are not even supposed to know who donates to projects honoring them.




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