CLE - Recusing and Reporting Judges - 2.0 Credits - March 5
Determining whether a particular judge is disqualified to preside over a specific case is a lawyer’s responsibility that cannot be disregarded. This program will answer the following questions and more:
What are the statutory, ethical and constitutional grounds for disqualifying a judge?
How should an attorney investigate whether a particular judge may be disqualified in counsel’s case?
What are the various mechanisms for moving to disqualify a judge?
What are the ethical obligations of an attorney faced with a judicial disqualification issue?
What type of judicial conduct should be reported to the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission? Who should report a judge’s misconduct?
When should a judge’s conduct be reported to the Commission?
What ethical obligation does a lawyer have to report a judge’s conduct to the Commission?
What are the psychological barriers to recusing or reporting a judge?