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Opinion: A Sleeping Judge Or Just Another Tiresome Case?

, The Connecticut Law Tribune


You know it's a slow news day when a reporter calls for a comment about sleeping judges, as in jurists snoozing during the United States government's presentation of evidence in a criminal case. But U.S. District Court Judge Ellen Burns asleep at the bench? I'd bet my life against the truth of that proposition.

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