Evil is the strongest moral judgment available against anyone. A judge has the power to do good things by following the principle of supporting the good and punishing the bad. Good vs. Evil requires judgment far above the normal rules of evidence used by judges who attempt to get their decisions correct.

Doing the right thing is no more difficult for a judge than for other people. On the other hand, a judge can be influenced; his decision purposely biased; his ruling corrupted by personal feelings and even driven by his dislike of the person he is supposed to be judging. When a judge makes a wrong decision the case can be appealed but why does a judge make a wrong decision especially when the facts are so clear?

Politics. Being dependent on politicians for re-election leads to a dependency; a reliance; a deference to them and that’s one way the decision of a judge can be influenced to reward the wrong party. Here’s an example where the facts were compelling but the judge ruled according to his own prejudices. No, that’s not clairvoyance on my part. I don’t know what was going on inside the mind of the judge or what else affected his decision to go far beyond the facts and into his own world but I do know how very wrong his decision was. Sour grapes? Perhaps. Sore loser.

Could be but neither sour grapes nor being a sore loser means the decision was correct. Good people don’t always prevail in court. Evil wins enough that some kind of check and balance is useful. Unfortunately, That wasn’t built into the rules for judges.

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