Category Archives: J. Judge and courtroom

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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Facts of Life: American judiciary going to the dogs

Or cats. Meow. (See below for reference.) Gee, I’ll bet you think I’m referring to the Texas federal judge’s peculiar and highly derided decision that the entire ACA is unconstitutional. Which he held until the 2018 election was over, but … Continue reading

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