sit in judgment on

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sit in judgment (up)on someone or something

to make a judgment about someone or something. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) I don't want to sit in judgment upon you or anyone else, but I do have some suggestions. There is no need to sit in judgment on the proposal at this time.
See also: judgment, on, sit

sit in judgment on/over somebody

to say that what someone has done is morally wrong, believing yourself to be better We none of us have the right to sit in judgment on our fellow man.
See also: judgment, on, sit