Senators may not Represent Clients before Magistrates they Recommended

S.124 would prohibit a Senator, an individual with whom he is professionally associated, a law firm which he is a partner in, or a law firm which he is otherwise professionally associated with from representing a client before a magistrate whom that Senator recommended to the Governor for appointment. Considering the substantial power Senators wield over magistrates this is a more than sensible reform to prevent magistrates from feeling pressured to make a decision on anything other than the merits of a case.

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