Was Juan Merchan a fair judge in the Trump trial?

The judge threatened Donald Trump with imprisonment – and at the same time tried to protect his privacy. How did Juan Merchan fare in what was probably the biggest trial of his life? An attempt to take stock.

As Barron William Trump receives his diploma, his father claps proudly. Donald Trump sits next to his wife Melania, their 18-year-old son has just graduated from high school in West Palm Beach, Florida. The graduation ceremony takes place on a sports field. The Trumps sit on one of those metal stages that are solidly built but look like a makeshift solution. Secret Service agents are seated behind them and parents of other graduates are around them. An almost ordinary family scene of a not-so-ordinary family.