Bloomberg Law
Feb. 26, 2020, 5:35 PMUpdated: Feb. 26, 2020, 7:33 PM

‘Unwarranted Attacks’ on Judges Decried by Philadelphia Bar (1)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

Attacks on the federal judiciary are threatening the rule of law and judicial independence, the Philadelphia Bar Association said in a statement condemning “recent, unwarranted attacks” and calling for defense of the courts.

While the statement issued Wednesday didn’t mention specific instances, it comes after President Donald Trump used his Twitter account to harshly criticize the federal criminal case against his sometime associate Roger Stone.

Separately, Trump also accused U.S. Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg of evident bias and demanded they recuse themselves from future cases involving his administration.

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