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Flat White

Moral and political self-righteousness on steroids

31 May 2023

4:00 AM

31 May 2023

4:00 AM

I have a couple of Canadian friends from law school who went to the Bench in Canada. You know what they knew about taking up the job as superior court judges? They knew that they had less scope for speaking their minds than do regular citizens. It is part and parcel of the job across the common law world.

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