One Rule for You…..

Originally posted on A view from the North:
A busy PCMH list. The case of Regina v Neerdowell is called on before Her Honour Judge Potts-Puntahs. Mr Harry Charles Andrews prosecutes and Miss Fi Owen defends. The Court Clerk: Are you Richard Neerdowell? Def: Yes, miss. The Court Clerk: Thank you, sit down. Miss Owen:…

Better Early Than Never

Originally posted on A view from the North:
A colleague of mine recently received a bad character application prepared by the prosecution. The application was sent out from the prosecution 12 days in advance of the next hearing in the case. The Criminal Procedure Rules and common sense dictate that such applications should be made…