Inside Honolulu

Live Blog: No Decision, Hope Springs Eternal for Both Sides

·By civilbeat

U.S. District Court Judge A. Wallace Tashima didn’t make a decision at the end of today’s rail hearing, but the attorneys on both sides said they feel like they performed well enough to get Tashima to side with them when he finally does make a ruling.

This sort of interpretation of a judge’s reactions isn’t uncommon. Depending on how a judge asks questions or the tone with which he or she asks those questions leads to speculation, not only on the part of the participants but the media as well.

Ultimately, no