Yet, "off the record" "Breakfasts with Judges" - for a fee - are a routine practice of bar associations across the United States.
In Alaska, the State Bar Association sold such "off the record" Breakfasts with Judges for $45 for "early birds" and for $70 for "late birds", to meet with four judges of Alaskan Court of Appeals, and with the court's clerk:
Such "breakfasts with judges - for a fee" - were held also in:
Whether it looks this way.
Or presented as a "hunting trip", a "duck-shooting trip", or an "all expenses paid 'educational' trip".
It stinks the same way.