Reflections from the Bench
Reflections from the Bench

We were selecting a jury in a child abuse case. Early during voir dire, one juror started shaking noticeably, tears coming down her face. The attorney who had been asking questions directed his next que...

Procedural Fairness and Trauma: How do we avoid re-traumatizing our court users?

We were selecting a jury in a child abuse case. Early during voir dire, one juror started shaking noticeably, tears coming down her face. The attorney who had been asking questions directed his next que...

My name is Dave and I’m an incivility-holic. Hi, Dave! I don’t know where to begin. I didn’t want to become uncivil, it just kind of happened, I guess. I grew up in an uncivil family. My paren...

My testimony at Incivility Anonymous

My name is Dave and I’m an incivility-holic. Hi, Dave! I don’t know where to begin. I didn’t want to become uncivil, it just kind of happened, I guess. I grew up in an uncivil family. My paren...

This September I will have served on the bench for 25 years. I have presided over divorce trials, medical malpractice lawsuits, sat on appellate panels, and been involved in numerous murder trials, inclu...

I am trying to be a lighthouse

This September I will have served on the bench for 25 years. I have presided over divorce trials, medical malpractice lawsuits, sat on appellate panels, and been involved in numerous murder trials, inclu...

Procedural Fairness and Trauma: How do we avoid re-traumatizing our court users?

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Roger B. Taney: One Decision Makes a Legacy, Part I

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