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Federal judges acknowledge conflicts of interest

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The Center for Public Integrity looked into the three most recent years of financial disclosure reports by 255 judges who sit on 13 appellate circuits. The Center found 24 cases where judges owned stock in a company with a case before them, and two more case where judges had financial ties with law firms working on cases over which they presided.

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