Judicial independence. Some have pointed out that a remarkable feature of this principle is how few words it takes to enunciate it, and how many years it takes to understand and implement it. Others speak reverently about the principle while referencing phrases such as “separation of powers” and “rule of law.” After 28 years of judicial experience, I now have a firm grasp of the principle of judicial independence. I am further aided in my understanding of the principle by looking at our nation’s history.
The Trial Court Leadership Conference will be held October 14-17, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. Save the date! More information to follow.Read more →