A federal bankruptcy judge caused a stir when he sent National Public Radio an e-mail denouncing recently passed federal legislation that he says deprives suspected terrorists of rights.

Although she has received no complaints, 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edith Jones says she is looking into U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Leif Clark’s comments in the e-mail message, which was read on NPR’s “Morning Edition” program on Oct. 6.

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