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Pa. Supreme Court Justice reportedly involved in racist email exchanges

PHILADELPHIA_Experts on legal ethics condemned Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice J. Michael Eakin on Thursday following disclosures that he had sent or received emails that mocked Muslim children as suicide bombers, called Mexicans "beaners," and joked about domestic-assault victims.tmpplchld "This justice ought to say, 'I'm terribly embarrassed. In retrospect, I deeply regret having done it. And I hope I will be forgiven,'" said Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr., a specialist on judicial ethics and emeritus professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.tmpplchld Lawrence Fox, a Philadelphia lawyer and lecturer on legal ethics at Yale University Law...