Washington Week

Policing the Supreme Court: Conflicts of interest

Clip: Season 2016 | 1m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

As the eight-member Supreme Court starts its new term, CNN Legal Analyst Joan Biskupic explains the often overlooked financial disclosures that can explain why a particular justice may choose to recuse himself or herself from a case. When a justice holds stock in a company and recuses himself, it is often months before the public knows why he didn't participate in arguments.

Aired: 10/03/16

Rating: NR

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Washington Week came on the air February 23, 1967. In the 50 years that followed, we covered a lot of history-making events. Read up on 10 of the biggest stories Washington Week covered in its first 50 years.

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