The judicial system must regain the public’s trust

From The Tennessean

Outgoing Metro Councilman Sam Colemans promises to his colleagues Tuesday, the night they selected him to be a judge, are commitments that all judicial and law enforcement institutions must urgently embrace anew. “I will work to restore the integrity of the judiciary” he said. “I will be fair.” There is an expectation that in the courts and police precincts across the nation that justice will be blind, but that historically has not happened, and recent scandals and news events have shaken the public’s faith.Perception becomes reality even if the people leading our institutions have the best of intentions.
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