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Conscience, Judging, and Conscientious Judging

Author
  • Gene E. Franchini

Abstract

Judging requires applying the law instead of personal morals, philosophy, or policy of the community. Doing so requires a respect for the separation of powers between branches of government. Justice Franchini of the New Mexico Supreme Court reflects on this challenge for judges through a personal anecdote.

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Published on
31 Dec 1999