One Hand Clapping

Stop Visiting Judges From Acting Like Bullies

, The Connecticut Law Tribune

We've got a pretty good thing going in the federal courts of this state, or at least I think we do. It is a small bar. Almost all of the judges have roots in the state and still draw nourishment from relationships formed at the bar. We've not yet become a big state, replete with brash big-state norms. That seems to be changing. Big-city lawyers trot through the courts on loan from Boston and New York. Every third word is "sanction." Give 'em what they want or they'll seek sanctions.

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