Arthur Hellman’s Comments Selected as “Quotation of the Day” by the New York Times
Publish Date/Time: September 22, 2014
Pitt Law Professor Arthur D. Hellman’s comments on the arrest of Federal Judge Mark Fuller on domestic violence charges were selected as the “Quotation of the Day” by the New York Times. Hellman said, “The judge is brought down to the level of football players. You don’t normally see people talking about those two occupations in the same paragraph.” The Times story also quoted Hellman’s comments on the dilemma that the case poses for the federal judicial disciplinary process. Hellman described the self-policing role of the judiciary as “a very difficult line to walk.” He added: “How can you maintain public confidence without yielding to the passions of the moment? There’s no formula for that.”
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