Category talk:Impeached United States federal judges

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Impeached judges question[edit]

I looked at a number of these cases I could not find any reference to what came of the cases they ruled on. Did the cases have to be retried or a mistrial ruling in each case? What happened to these cases they ruled on? I would hate to think the corrupted judges got away with their crimes?

Thank you --OxAO (talk) 16:00, 13 September 2010 (UTC)

For the most part, cases tried by a judge are not connected to the impeachment of that judge. However, the fact that a judge was impeached for something like bribery or corruption in connection with a case is reason enough for any losing party who was before that judge to file a motion to reopen the case and throw out the prior rulings. It really comes down to whether the losing party thinks it is worth their time and effort to pursue such a course of action (remember, just because a result gets thrown out on such grounds doesn't mean that the losing party should have won, or that they would win if a new trial were held on the dispute). bd2412 T 18:46, 8 January 2014 (UTC)