September 06, 2009

Is the Ninth Circuit Creating an Ombuds Program?

A leading legal ethics blog reports that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is rolling out an ombudsman program by which practitioners could discreetly raise issues about a judge's behavior or temperament. Details about the program are not available. (Legal Ethics Forum.)

Related post: New Ombuds Program Serves Jacksonville Bench and Bar.

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