Guest Commentary

Opinion: Discrimination Through The Judge's Lens

The Connecticut Law Tribune


After the death of Justice Thurgood Marshall, his colleague Justice Byron White described the contribution of the nation's first black justice to the conference of the justices this way: "Marshall told us what we didn't know and what we didn't want to hear." Posner's admirably candid admission should serve as a reminder to judges that self-awareness about their own limitations is part of judging, too.•

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