Archive for April, 2011

Constitutional Ruminations in Boston

My attendance at a legal conference in Boston has allowed me a chance to reflect on the remarkable stability of our country‚Äôs legal system. Clearly, to err is human and our judicial branch has had and will have numerous screw ups. Yet, I am chastened by the fact that when a judge makes a ruling, […]

 

Juries, Star Trek and racists

Serving on a jury is one of those duties to which we commit ourselves in order to maintain a fair judicial system. The evolution of the jury is also a testament to the progress we have made in creating a climate of trust in the legal system.