A judicial clanger…


Mr Justice Harman, voted by lawyers three times as the “worst judge in Britain”, resigned in 1998. He once, when a female witness said her title was “Ms”, replied: “I’ve always thought there were only three kinds of women: wives, whores, and mistresses. Which are you?”

—“Classic judicial clangers” by Gary Slapper in
The Times, May 23, 2013 accessed online http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/law/student-law/article3770657.ece

 

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