Tag: lawyers

Some Investigation…

Mold Crown Court heard one of the girls complained to police in 2017 and an investigation was launched. The second girl then complained in 2019. Hughes-Jones, of St Martin, Guernsey, denied nine charges of indecent assault, indecency with a child…

I Like This Sauce For The Goose…

A major in the British Army accused of raping a female captain after a Burns night supper has been cleared today after telling a court martial that he could not remember having sex with her because he was so drunk.…

“I find it strange…”

“…that a justice system where a child is killed but no-one is prosecuted but her distressed and desperate parents end up charged with harassment.” Well then, Mr Clews, you’ve not been paying much attention, have you? The Great British Justice…

It’s Entirely Possible That Both Are True…

As pressure mounts on the Met Police and IOPC over the Henriques Report, the good old ‘Guardian’ provides the IOPC DG with a forum to whine about how unfair it is to criticise his organisation: Henriques himself states in his…

Futility…

Shae Corrigan, 17, avoided jail for two violent attacks which took place within a matter of months of each other – despite already being on probation for a previous assault. Then what was the point of probation? In the most…

“Curses! I’d Have Gotten Away With It If Not For…”

“…those meddling commenters below the line!”   “It is quite simply a damning indictment of our justice system that a woman recognised by the courts as being ‘fragile and vulnerable’, with no legal representation, can be imprisoned for 26 weeks…

Aren’t You Taking One Now?

The sports trust denies liability for Miss Maylin’s accident, and barrister, Peter Burns, argued that bouldering involves an “obvious risk”. But in the witness box, Miss Maylin, who is seeking damages of up to £300,000, said: “I don’t take risks.”…

How Long Before The Edifice Topples..?

Another cornerstone of British justice is about to be removed: Victims raped by strangers will have their identities protected from their attackers under a move to change the law on sexual assaults. So that’s the right to face your accuser in…