A Perspective on Judging

Paez, Richard A.
March 2002
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Spring2002, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p47
Academic Journal
Provides perspectives on judging. Recognition of the impact of personal life experiences on the application of case judgements; Need for jurors and judges to control prejudices, biases, and passions; Obligation of judges to apply the law fairly and justly to the parties in the case; Effect of choosing a professional route on the amount of personal achievement beyond financial rewards.


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