Should black judges recuse themselves from civil rights cases?

How about female judges from cases in which women are plaintiffs? I’m just getting ready for the latest round of religious right bigotry. When they start talking about how gay judges are per se biased, then respectable journalists need to ask them if Clarence Thomas should recuse himself from all cases involving questions of civil rights, and Sotomayor from all questions involving women, and Scalia from all cases involving Republicans.

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