Hilton Mervis: A benchmark of healthy criticism – Legal Week

Posted October 4th, 2007 in judiciary, special report by sally

“The isolation of life on the bench and the lack of any form of frank feedback — good or bad — is well known. One solution to this state of affairs would be to allow the judiciary to get feedback from other sources than the press. Legal magazines have in the past been criticised for publishing feedback surveys on judges. The reaction of the judges themselves to these surveys has reportedly been mixed, ranging from fury to a genuine interest to learn from the feedback, however harsh.”

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Legal Week, 4th October 2007

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