Judges Revise Memo on Seminars Federal judges have been criticized in the past for attending legal training seminars at posh resorts, paid for by corporations that have cases pending in the federal court system. To fend off restrictions proposed in Congress, the judges devised their own reforms; but critics say the new rules give them even more leeway for junketeering. NPR's Peter Overby reports.
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Federal Judges Revise Advisory Memo on Junkets

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Federal Judges Revise Advisory Memo on Junkets

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Federal Judges Revise Advisory Memo on Junkets

Federal Judges Revise Advisory Memo on Junkets

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Federal judges have been criticized in the past for attending legal training seminars at posh resorts, paid for by corporations that have cases pending in the federal court system. To fend off restrictions proposed in Congress, the judges devised their own reforms; but critics say the new rules give them even more leeway for junketeering. NPR's Peter Overby reports.