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JUDICIAL DECISION-MAKING FATIGUE: Can Hunger & Fatigue Affect Judicial Fairness? YES (20-03)

In a perfect world judges make decisions by applying legal analysis to the
facts of a case in a rational, fair and deliberate manner. But in the real world, judges, despite their best efforts, are often subject to the same foibles, biases and imperfections that affect everything humans do.

One of those rarely discussed factors that every judge and attorney should
be aware of is referred to as JUDICIAL DECISION FATIGUE.

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