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Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Ind. Courts - "Indiana earns ‘F’ for disclosure requirements for high court judges"

That is the headline to this story from The Center for Public Integrity. However, Indiana was not alone:

The Center for Public Integrity evaluated the disclosure rules for judges in the highest state courts nationwide. The level of disclosure in the 50 states and the District of Columbia was poor, with 43 receiving failing grades, making it difficult for the public to identify potential conflicts of interest on the bench. Despite the lack of information in the public records, the Center’s investigation found nearly three dozen conflicts, questionable gifts and entanglements among top judges around the country. Here’s what the Center found in Indiana...
The story includes the 2012 disclosure reports from Indiana's five Supreme Court justices.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on December 4, 2013 09:26 AM
Posted to Indiana Courts