I believe the Judge was biased
Displeasure with Judicial Determinations Is Not Judicial Bias
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"The judge gave my ex full rights and eliminated my parenting time fully because he was biased against me."
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The next point involves perceived versus actual judicial bias. Notice that some of those emailing me acknowledged their belief that judicial bias was involved, while others are absolutely convinced it occurred. Yet, notice that they are all seeking advice as if judicial bias did, in fact, occur. In other words, while they may use the word "believe", there is either no doubt in their minds, or they are unwilling to take that risk.
Canada Goose online The following is an excerpt from an article titled Bias or an Appearance of Bias published by Judicial Disqualification Resource Center: Canada Goose online
"The right to be tried by an impartial judge is deeply embedded in American jurisprudence; in fact, this right has often been considered to be the 'cornerstone' of the American legal system.
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Allow me to share the standard email I send in response to such inquiries:
"I hear your anger, frustration, sense of injustice and other such things.
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Irrespective, it's wishful thinking to believe that judges are unbiased because all human beings are biased. The best they can do is to be impartial, but that requires self awareness of one's biases (to the extent possible) and making a concerted effort to keep those biases in check. Most judges lack the canada goose outlet official emotional intelligence required to do such a thing.