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


Published by Michæl McFarland Campbell

Irish, living in Co. Laois with his husband Andrew and their three cats. Also interested in first aid, heraldry, Scouting, and occasionally to be found at the organ or in a bell tower.

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