Title

Can a Bad Person Be a Good Judge?

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Event

Publication Date

10-11-2011

Abstract

During remarks titled “Can a Bad Person Be a Good Judge? The Inevitable Impact of Faith and Values on Judicial Decisions,” Schiltz acknowledged that judges cannot help but bring their personal life experiences to bear on their decisions, even if they do so unconsciously.This is especially true of trial judges, who must render a far greater number of prompt decisions than is expected of their colleagues in federal appellate courts.

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