Category Archives: J. Judge and courtroom

Now why does this remind me of Anita Hill?

From 538 Significant Digits: 3-year silence On Wednesday, Justice Clarence Thomas, infamously voiceless jurist, broke a three-year silence during Supreme Court oral arguments to ask a question about the race of jurors. And that three-year streak was nothing — before … Continue reading

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The god problem and judges’ decisions

Try this one on. From Harper’s Weekly Review: A judge that instructed a jury to keep deliberating after finding a sex trafficker guilty because God had told him that she was innocent has been disciplined.  

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Calling John Roberts, calling John Roberts…

John Roberts took on #MeToo in his year-end report. Gee whizzakers! What judicial courage! When he wrote the lines I bolded below, did he wince or display any physical evidence of irony, or stick his tongue into his cheek — … Continue reading

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