In the American political system, the judiciary serves as an impartial, independent branch of government responsible for interpreting our laws and deciding cases and controversies. Even with these foundational principles, how do we ensure public trust in the institution? Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Bernice Donald joins Kayla Odom and Alicia Downey to reflect on the public perception of the role of the judiciary. Listen in to hear what shapes our understanding of the courts, and what the judiciary can do to ensure public confidence in the administration of justice.
Hon. Bernice B. Donald, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
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