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Better Government Association featured Haub Law Professor Bennett Gershman in "A Veteran Cook County Judge Has Been Repeatedly Blocked from Hearing Sex Offense Cases. Here’s Why."

10/23/2020

Better Government Association featured Haub Law Professor Bennett Gershman in "A Veteran Cook County Judge Has Been Repeatedly Blocked from Hearing Sex Offense Cases. Here’s Why."

Bennett Gershman, a law professor at Pace University in White Plains, New York, and an expert on prosecutorial ethics, also expressed concern that the routine substitutions of a judge could represent an overreach by prosecutors. “It strikes me as misusing the ability to remove (judges) ... in a way (to) skew the proceeding to better benefit the prosecutor,” he said.

Read the full Better Government Association article.