The judicial path of kindness.

AuthorSlawe, Louis E.

The October article about Chief Justice Anstead was outstanding. Reading the article gave me an understanding of the man as well as the chief justice. Too often we only think about the position and tend to homogenize the people in the position into one. Chief Justice Anstead is a full human (as, I'm sure are the rest of every bench in America), but to see in writing his beginnings and the hard times he (like many of us) endured was enlightening. The efforts he went to in order to bring himself to such a position of trust and honor were touching. So too is that he has not lost his recollection of where he came from and that there are others, still there, who need his understanding. In other words, it appears the "robes have not gotten to him."...

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