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You have had indeed a fair trial. It is a shocking thing when a judge of your high office is shown to have betrayed the truth and his honor, and I sentence you to the penitentiary.

 
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Florence Ellinwood Allen
Florence Ellinwood Allen
  • Born: March 23, 1884
  • Died: September 12, 1966
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Judge

Florence Ellinwood Allen was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She was the first woman to serve on a state supreme court and one of the first two women to serve as a United States federal judge. In 2005, she was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.

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