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Op-Ed: It’s time to get ‘wayward judges’ off courtroom benches

Last year, here in courtroom 1A of the Fairfax County General District Court a woman stood before retired Judge Richard T. Horan and explained that she couldn’t afford a lawyer because she had lost her job during the early months of the pandemic. She asked the judge for a court-appointed lawyer. Judge Horan found the ...