Eugene Volokh Speaks with Arkansas Online on Justice-Judge Conflict of Interest

Professor Eugene Volokh spoke with Arkansas Online about Courtney Goodson, a state Supreme Court Justice who filed a lawsuit after negative campaign ads about her were aired. Once the case’s assigned judge gave Goodson a victory—without a hearing—reports were revealed that he had financial connections to Goodson’s husband, creating a conflict of interest.

“It’s well understood that you can’t get this kind of injunction without, as I understand, any real hearing,” explained Volokh.

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