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  1. Standard memberfinnegan
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    31 Jul '17 13:051 edit
    Originally posted by @sh76
    Yes, I've seen that guy in many clips. He's a traffic court judge. The stakes in his cases are extremely low. Whether someone is going to be fined $100 is not in the same conversation as whether a man will get to see his children.

    If that judge treated, say, felony trials as he treats traffic tickets, it would be unethical.
    Yes, the thing is for the judge to use discretion in the light of the case and the litigants.

    You can appeal if you want but it's his court and his judgement and he decides.
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