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Hofstra Law Review

Abstract

This Article discusses the judge's ethical duty to report misconduct by other judges and lawyers and the effect of this duty on judicial independence. It examines the judicial duty to disclose, compares it to a lawyer's ethical duty to disclose, and surveys several issues of interpretationand application of the judicial ethical requirement including when the duty to report arises, what misconduct should or must be reported, and what actions or disciplinary measure are appropriate for the judge to pursue. In addition, it discusses exceptions to the duty to disclose andproposes modification of the existing ethical standard.

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