sit in judgment on (one)

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sit in judgment on (one)

To make a judgment about someone for something he or she has done. The defendant's notoriety made it difficult to find anyone who could sit in judgment on him without bias.
See also: judgment, on, sit

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