Former Supreme Court justices against proposal to overhaul recusal rules

Two former conservative justices are among 11 retired members of the judiciary urging the Supreme Court to reject a proposal to overhaul recusal rules.
Fifty-four retired judges filed a petition with the court in January asking the justices to establish an “objective standard” for when judges must step off a case after receiving a campaign contribution from a party involved. It also calls for the justices to support an amendment to the constitution granting the justices the authority to appoint a member of the appeals court to temporarily service to help the Supreme Court reach a quorum.

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