Occasional musings about academia, research, travel, arts, and, most importantly, cycling.
Monday, April 15, 2013
The Rule of Law In Action
A Michigan judge has issued a contempt citation and fined himself after his smartphone disrupted a court hearing. The story is here. Judge Raymond Voet should serve as a role model for all judges everywhere. The sad part is that it is such a rare circumstance that it has made international headlines (see here and here). Or, is it simply the case that judges just mess up far less often than ordinary humans?