The Zone of Personal Privacy for Judges and Lawyers, Vol. 54, No. 9 RES GESTAE 27 (May 2011)

I have tended to steer away from judicial ethics—it has not been my professional forté. But a situation developing in California raises very interesting questions about judicial ethics and the line between private and public lives of judicial officials.  How much personal privacy does a judge give up upon taking the bench?  To an extent, [...]