The debate over recent remarks by a Supreme Court Justice about a presidential candidate has brought attention to a little-understood part of the judicial system, the Code of Conduct for Federal Judges.
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In the current discussion over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s comments about Donald Trump, some of her critics believe the Justice should recuse herself from any potential Court action deciding the 2016 election. But how often do these election-deciding scenarios occur?
Today is the birthday of the late former President, Gerald R. Ford, who went from being a college football star to the White House under the most unusual circumstances.
On July 12, 1804, Vice President Aaron Burr faced the prospect of murder charges after shooting Alexander Hamilton. Why didn’t those charges come to pass and what would happen today in a similar situation?
Nowadays, a presumptive presidential nominee usually names a running mate before a political convention starts. But that hasn’t always been the case, and in some very famous examples, these last-minute presences on the ticket can have long-term implications.