Judicial Edge 2017-05-02T14:59:14+00:00

Avoid these five mistakes to “keep the crown on” and avoid abuse of discretion reversals

By Hon. Gilbert M. Román, Colorado Court of Appeals

In the NJC’s General Jurisdiction course, Judge Tom Zonay shows this cartoon depicting a judge on the bench with a crown on his head. In it, one attorney tells another, “The judge always wore a crown when he made rulings that could only be overturned by the ‘abuse of discretion’ standard to let everyone know, ‘This is it, baby.’”

January 18th, 2018|
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