Victim Law

An example of how lax our law courts and our justice system has become…

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The old prison at Lydford. "Lydford Law: hang first, then sit in judgement after." The old prison at Lydford. Lydford Law: ‘Hang first, then sit in judgement after.’

Today there’s a lot of hoohah about a judge who, while thinking his microphone was off, made a comment.
It’s common enough. Comments are common. Especially when that microphone is supposed to be off. Ask any politician.
The case involved a family whose 21 year old son was murdered. The case isn’t disputed thus far. However, having served their time, the perpetrators are now eligible for parole.
The Parole Board invited the victim’s relatives in to give their views. They had to write up and then read their harrowing experiences, all of which meant reliving the traumatic events of their son’s death. When they finished, the judge said thank you, and turned off his line, as he thought. However, all he did was turn off the ‘receive’. He was still transmitting when he made a remark…

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