Judge James Carr is a contemplative man. Other judges talk of their love of gardening or golf; Judge Carr, a graduate of Harvard Law, walks around the block while listening to a book on tape. While this in and of itself certainly does not qualify the Judge as a deep thinker, it is emblematic of a man who can best be described as an academic. Judge Carr has worn many hats over the years. He has been a lawyer, a magistrate, a Federal Court judge (now Chief Justice of the Northern Ohio District), President of the Toledo Bar Association and a judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, a position which grants him the responsibility of issuing warrants authorizing the wire-tapping of American citizens.
This article is restricted per publishing limits. Soon we will offer the ability to buy the ability to read this content.