Reflections from the Bench

Personal essays by your fellow judges (active or retired) talking about their experiences in the judiciary. Have an idea for an essay? Email it to njc-communications@judges.org.

Giving it all away

By Judge Don Ash

Change has always made me feel uncomfortable. I like to know which path I am choosing, where the path is going, and what path is next. I have applied the same philosophy as a trial judge. The best days on the bench for me are those when everyone is prepared and the proceedings move in a fashion

February 16th, 2017|