Top officials of the federal judiciary are up in arms over an American Bar Association inquiry into the hot-button issue of whether judges should be barred from attending seminars sponsored by interest groups.

For the past 15 months, the ABA’s influential Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility has been privately debating the question and considering issuing an opinion that would give federal and state judges guidance on whether to attend such meetings.

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