Reflections from the Bench
Reflections from the Bench

Teamwork couple helping hand, trust in mountains. Team of climbers man and woman hiking, help each other on top of mountain, climbing together, inspiring sunset on Elbrus, Russia.

Hon. Lorrie Sinclair Taylor My parents and six siblings were all born in Jamaica, West Indies, but I was born and raised in the Crown Heights and Flatbush sections of Brooklyn, New York. Our neighborhood ...

I didn’t make it by myself

Hon. Lorrie Sinclair Taylor My parents and six siblings were all born in Jamaica, West Indies, but I was born and raised in the Crown Heights and Flatbush sections of Brooklyn, New York. Our neighborhood ...

Rear view of themis statue with balance scales.

My mother always called me a “character.” It was not meant as a compliment. Like most children growing up in my Midwestern generation, I was expected to be less individual and more conformist. The 196...

The currency of character

My mother always called me a “character.” It was not meant as a compliment. Like most children growing up in my Midwestern generation, I was expected to be less individual and more conformist. The 196...

Village near the Oljato–Monument Valley in Arizona.  Ranch house. Aerial view, from above, drone shooting

Some years ago I was teaching an Indian Law Sovereignty class for the National Indian Justice Center in Las Vegas. In class was my friend Mr. Charlie Hill, Oneida Tribal member and famous comedian. This i...

This Land is Our Land? Two changes Native people would appreciate

Some years ago I was teaching an Indian Law Sovereignty class for the National Indian Justice Center in Las Vegas. In class was my friend Mr. Charlie Hill, Oneida Tribal member and famous comedian. This i...

Village near the Oljato–Monument Valley in Arizona.  Ranch house. Aerial view, from above, drone shooting
This Land is Our Land? Two changes Native people would appreciate

Reflections from the Bench: Raging waters, recounts and sturdy banks of law

Ruth Bader Ginsburg mural on U Street NW, Washington, DC USA - Artist Rose Jaffe IG:Rose_Inks
I became a judge because of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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