In plain English, Judge Corrigan should remove herself from this case to maintain public trust in our judicial system. Such an act is not atypical for judges since they must project the highest level of professionalism in the legal process.
The push is on now during the remaining 60 days of the race to represent New York State's Fourth Congressional District in our nation's Capital. Representative Carolyn McCarthy wasted no time in endorsing Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice.
The proposed hearings into cheating in high schools smack of political grandstanding and micro-management, especially since there is no evidence that the type of conduct which prompted the September arrests of seven students is wide-spread.