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"I understand that no one wants to subject the victims to inconvenience or unpleasantness. But that is what usually happens when the State wants to incarcerate someone."
State v. Floyd Y. (Smith, J., concurring)
Judge Wool says
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- “Dear Judicial Ethics Committee,”
- Judge Wool for Court of Appeals
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