Steve Fine

Whalen story explains judge’s reputation

RE: “From Vermont family court to judging war criminals” [News, Oct. 10]:

My goodness! What a lot of hoopla. When does the book The World According to Patty come out?

When Patty Whalen sat in the Magistrate's Court, she had a reputation, at least among attorneys representing males, of being totally gender-biased against male litigants.

The description of her background in this article certainly adds weight to that thought.

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