Justice Alito faces questions over jet travel

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Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito is facing criticism after ProPublica reported that in 2008, Alito rode on the private jet of Republican donor, Paul Singer, on a trip to Alaska. Singer had a number of cases come before the Supreme Court, and Alito did not recuse himself.

Alito writes in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece that he was not obligated to recuse himself in the cases ProPublica cited.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Amanda Frost, law professor at the University of Virginia,

This segment aired on June 22, 2023.


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