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Recusals Rare in Supreme Court History

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has refused to disqualify himself from a case involving Vice President Dick Cheney, a good friend. Though apparent conflicts of interest have occurred repeatedly throughout the high court's history, recusals remain rare. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.

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Nina Totenberg is NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.