Tag: justice

Slow Justice Is No Justice..?

The woman accused of attacking a shopper in a trolley rage incident in The Glades shopping centre last Christmas has been rebailed again. To the spring… Police first arrested the 31-year-old on suspicion of GBH on Boxing Day last year…

No, We Should Rely On Proper Justice…

…though lord knows, I understand the feeling: After the case Sue Baugamardt from Brighton Animal Action said: “Even when the penalties are so ludicrously light, magistrates rarely enforce them fully. “You really have to do something truly horrific to get…

A Follow Up…

My post on Henry Porter’s article about privacy concerns emanating from the development of technology garnered a lot more comment than most. And I was reminded of that post when reading Anna Minton’s article on the SBD award: Not long…

Extra-Judicial Punishment..?

… the issue has been a talking point at the area’s neighbourhood watch meetings at the Starting Gate pub, in Candle Meadow, Colwick. Tony McCarthy, general manager at the pub, said: “There is a lot of joking about what goes…

No good deed goes unpunished

“If the boy responsible doesn’t own up then the whole class, and I do mean the whole class, will stay behind after school.” I have no idea if teachers can still do this but if not I’m guessing that those…

Disposable Double Jeopardy

I’ve noticed that in the UK someone has finally been convicted for the murder of Stephen Lawrence, some 18 years after the fact and after having already once been found not guilty. I don’t wish to defend the two men…