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Kimba Wood rocks!

Some of you will remember Kimba Wood from the Clinton Attny General snafu and others won't; but it doesn't really matter. I'm praising her today for a "decision" she made earlier this month.

Judge Wood received a request from an attorney who will be arguing a case in front of her starting Monday. The attorney, who is Jewish, is about to become a grandpa and as he explained, if the baby is a boy, there will be much celebration and if he isn't there for the bris, which could be a day he is supposed to be in court, he would need to be excused, because his "absence would never be forgotten by those that matter". If the baby is a girl he explained "not much will happen in terms of public celebration" so there was no need for him to be absent from court-- he could always go down on the weekend.

I know, I know that whole "Praised are You, O' Lord our God, King of the Universe, who has Not made me a woman." thing but I'm not going there-- I'm just going to reprint and celebrate Kimba Wood's response to the request:

Mr Epstein will be permitted to attend the bris in the joyous event that a son is born. But the court would like to balance the scales. If a daughter is born, there will be a public celebration in Court, with readings from poetry celebrating girls and women.

I am so hoping Mr Epstein's daughter gives birth to a girl!

PS Many thanks to FairerScience friend David Mortman for letting us know about this!