If there’s one thing that you don’t want to do in the courtroom, it’s bringing up politics. Naturally, a judge and jury are meant to remain impartial, regardless of what your political persuasion is. However, it’s impossible to know if your political allegiance affected their final decision – for better or for worse!
Politics is just one of the four factors that aren’t meant to affect a judge’s decisions, but it inevitably does. The other factors are ideological, personal, and legal factors, which can be internal or external. If you’re in the courtroom when in doubt, keep your opinions to yourself. They could come back to bite you!