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Fair judgment

Three years after his death on Dec. 7, 2010, the voice and views of Hawaii's famed federal District Court judge, Samuel P. King, can be heard in a new memoir

By Jerry Burris

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 08, 2013

~~<p>It's long been said that unless people believe our court system is fair, it won't work.</p>
<p>In that respect, former federal judge Sam King struck a mighty blow toward preserving respect for the federal judiciary, both in Hawaii and across the mainland, where he often served as a visiting judge. From criminals and gangsters to war protesters and environmentalists, there was agreement that King &mdash; no matter how he ruled &mdash; had been fair.</p>
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It's long been said that unless people believe our court system is fair, it won't work.

In that respect, former federal judge Sam King struck a mighty blow toward preserving respect for the federal judiciary, both in Hawaii and across the mainland, where he often served as a visiting judge. From criminals and gangsters to war protesters and environmentalists, there was agreement that King — no matter how he ruled — had been fair. Login for more...



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