[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website, JURIST news archive] Monday ruled [opinion, PDF] in Nevada Commission on Ethics v. Carrigan [Cornell LII backgrounder] that a Nevada ethics law that requiring government officials to recuse themselves from votes where they have a conflict of interest is constitutional. The Nevada Ethics in Government Law [text] requires government officials to recuse themselves from a vote where the person in the situation would be "materially affected" by "[t]he public officer’s commitment in a…

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