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What makes a good judge?

What makes a good judge?

Is it being impartial, unprejudiced and analytical?
Is it being old and experienced?
Is it the ability to use the practical wisdom Barry Schwartz mentions?
Is it concentrating on justice rather than on conflicts of interests?

Is it a combination? What do you think?

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  • May 18 2013: Laws are made by politicians who are not necessarily interested in justice. Interest groups fund lawmakers campaigns. In order to get laws passed, the language of the laws are very unclear so laws are clarified and developed by judges. All judges need to be more interested in doing the right thing than being political.

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