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The Justice of the Peace / May 31, 2019 at 10:41 AM 113 views

Latest annual figures indicate there were 1,462,441 cases at the magistrates courts.  Of these 4,739 were appealed at the crown court against the verdict. 2,061 were allowed.  3,600 were appealed against sentence and 1,752 were allowed.  As a non statistician…

US AGAINST THEM:WHEN NOT IF

The Justice of the Peace / May 21, 2019 at 10:17 AM 95 views

There is no doubt that at many levels the criminal justice system is badly damaged if indeed "broken" is too severe a description; an opinion I do not hold. The civil courts still manage to operate with a modicum of…

THIS J.P.`s OUT OF THE OFFICE

The Justice of the Peace / June 13, 2018 at 12:44 PM 384 views

Unless there is momentous news concerning magistrates and their courts this blogger will be on holiday for a couple of weeks exchanging the keyboard for the finest humous and kleftiko that Crete can provide. And no doubt a shot or…