November 06, 2020 Feature

Crossing the Bar (or Passing the Bar in the Other Direction)

By Robert Edmunds

Twilight and evening bell, and after that the dark!” Well, not necessarily. Although judges leave the bench in any number of ways, sometimes voluntarily and sometimes less so, the experience of departing awaits almost every judge who does not glory in life tenure. The work you did and the projects you undertook while on the bench can very well shape both the transition and the afterlife.

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