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Courthouses, Heaven and Coming Home

When I became a judge 20 years ago, they had no place for me. Literally. I was the eighth judge in a seven judge courthouse, and that meant there was no courtroom for me. They also had no chambers for … Continue reading

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Parenting Skills and Courtroom Behavior

[Updated from the archives.] *** Courtrooms are formal and stuffy places, right? Serious business goes on there and everyone is on their best behavior, aren’t they? Would anyone act inappropriately? The answer to each of those questions is “You’d be … Continue reading

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Napping Under the Shady Pines

Last week I saw a baby napping under the shady pines in front of the courthouse. You know what I wanted to be doing? Napping under the shady pines in front of the courthouse. In front of the courthouse … … … Continue reading

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