Category Archives: J. Judge and courtroom

What’s doing in the federal courts not SCOTUS?

Every week or so, the Volokh Report (or Conspiracy — they vary the name according to some rhythm I haven’t yet picked up on) has a guy named John Ross, who, unlike the other Volokh Conspirators,* has wit, report on … Continue reading

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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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