Tag Archives: fairness

My Journey From Junior Judge to Senior Sage – 20 years on the bench

Last summer marked my 20th year as a judge. Today marks my 56th birthday. You know that means I have a lot of cause to reflect on the passing years. Not that I did, though. Reflect, that is. Not until … Continue reading

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The Princess Bride and the Mercy of God – fairness is overrated

[From the archives.] *** I love William Goldman’s The Princess Bride.* Most people who know the story know it from the movie. And many of them can toss off lines from it at the drop of a hat: “As you … Continue reading

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Judges and Bribes

[From the archives.] *** I went into a convenience store near work today. I stop in for a soda once in a while, and usually share a greeting with the woman who owns the place. Today her husband was there … Continue reading

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If Life Was Fair, We’d All Be Doomed

I love William Goldman’s The Princess Bride.* Most people who know the story know it from the movie. And many of them can toss off lines from it at the drop of a hat: “As you wish … .” “You … Continue reading

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