When is the best time to see the judge?
After the judge has had something to eat.
"…Kahneman discusses how external factors can affect our tendency to fall back on easy “default” decisions instead of taking a few minutes to think the decision through. To drive his point home, he provides one disturbing example from a research article published in PNAS a few years ago.”
(H/T to Randal Olsen for the cool post)