Attorney Donald A. Weissman won’t have to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance when he goes to court in Gwinnett, Ga., today, but he’s still concerned that others will feel compelled to declare their loyalty to the U.S. government in order to get a fair hearing from Magistrate Judge Mark A. Lewis.

Lewis, hearing civil cases for a Gwinnett Superior Court judge tied up with a criminal trial, begins each day in court by turning to face the U.S. flag and reciting the pledge.

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