Judicial Tenure Act: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Improvements in Judicial Machinery of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, on S. 1423 ... September 14, 1977
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Improvements in Judicial Machinery
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977 - Government publications - 141 pages
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Page 66 - ... no Individual shall be prosecuted or subjected to any penalty or forfeiture for or on account of any transaction, matter, or thing concerning which he Is compelled, after having claimed his privilege against self-incrimination, to testify or produce evidence, except that such individual so testifying shall not be exempt from prosecution and punishment for perjury committed in so testifying.
Page 70 - ... particular matter in which, to his knowledge, he, his spouse, minor child, partner, organization in which he is serving as officer, director, trustee, partner or employee, or any person or organization with whom he is negotiating or has any arrangement concerning prospective employment, has a financial interest-- Shall be fined not more than $10,000, or imprisoned not more than two years, or both.
Page 83 - ... malconduct by the House of Representatives, and tried by the Senate, and, if convicted, may be dismissed from office and disqualified for holding any other. This is the only provision on the point which is consistent with the necessary independence of the judicial character, and is the only one which we find in our own Constitution in respect to our own judges.
Page 93 - Each judicial council shall make all necessary orders for the effective and expeditious administration of the business of the courts within its circuit...
Page 87 - States may be designated and assigned by the Chief Justice to perform such judicial duties as he is willing and able to undertake...
Page 81 - ... no testimony or other information compelled under the order (or any information directly or indirectly derived from such testimony or other information) may be used against the witness in any criminal case, except a prosecution for perjury, giving a false statement, or otherwise failing to comply with the order.
Page 66 - Each witness, other than an officer or employee of the United States, shall receive for his attendance the same fees and all witnesses shall receive the same mileage, allowed by law to a witness in civil cases as provided in section 1821 of title 28.
Page 71 - ... and receives in advance a written determination made by such official that the interest is not so substantial as to be deemed likely to affect the integrity of the services which the Government may expect from such officer or employee...
Page 24 - The official station of the Chief Justice of the United States, the Justices of the Supreme Court and the judges of the Court of Claims, the Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, shall be the District of Columbia.