Connections: Is It Realistic To Expect Judges To Remain Apolitical?
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg touched off a national conversation about the behavior of judges when she harshly criticized Donald Trump. From all political sides, Ginsburg was criticized for abandoning the judicial code of conduct that requires judges not to voice political opinions. She later apologized.
We discuss whether it's realistic to expect judges to remain apolitical, and why it matters when they speak about political candidates. Our guests: