Thursday, May 30, 2024

NYT: Jamie Raskin--How to Force Justices Alito and Thomas to Recuse Themselves in the Jan. 6 Cases

Congressman Jamie Raskin, in a guest opinion for The New York Times, demonstrates how to force Justices Alito and Thomas to recuse themselves from the Jan. 6 cases.

"The constitutional and statutory standards apply to Supreme Court justices. The Constitution, and the federal laws under it, is the “supreme law of the land,” and the recusal statute explicitly treats Supreme Court justices like other judges: “Any justice, judge or magistrate judge of the United States shall disqualify himself in any proceeding in which his impartiality might reasonably be questioned.” The only justices in the federal judiciary are the ones on the Supreme Court." 

To read the full essay CLICK HERE

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