Studies have shown that the most confident of people This is known as the Dunning-Kruger effect. Wikipedia defines it this way:
The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias manifesting in two principal ways: unskilled individuals tend to suffer from illusory superiority, mistakenly rating their ability much higher than is accurate, while highly skilled individuals tend to rate their ability lower than is accurate.
Judge Tyrie Boyer is a perfect example of this. Supremely confident, yet supremely uninformed, Judge Boyer makes a dangerous composition. Boyer makes rulings without having read the pleading, blocks information for years, and then allows it later when he has already ruled, and in general