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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 21 2013: Hi from turkey..I am a judge in my country..in my opinion if you mean that judge is a state official in a legal system this system must include the law which is inspired from its country facts..yes, the system has Common law or other things but;for example my country has different culture different habits or life styles so what people needs or what are their occasion must shape the judge..

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