A Judge in Court

Postcard from a Pigeon

I downloaded this from The Marshall Project, a non-profit news organization covering the US Criminal Justice System
Bronx Criminal Court on 161st Street in New York City.
Life Inside

I’m a Judge and I Think Criminal Court Is Horrifying

“I was shocked at the casual racism emanating from the bench.”

This article was published in collaboration with Vice.

I love going to court. There is drama. There is pathos. It is the place I go, as a bankruptcy judge for the Southern District of New York, to uphold the laws and Constitution of the United States, and to administer justice “without respect to persons.”

So when my daughter, a public defender, asked me to accompany…

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