Monthly Archives: December 2008

Open Verdict

So what are you, as a juror, supposed to return if you’re not allowed to call the shooting of an innocent electrician ‘unlawful killing’? If you look at the basics of the case, especially from the viewpoint of Jean Charles de Menezes, it is absolutely clear that he was unlawfully killed. Someone, probably several people,…

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no pressies for me please

Self assessment time is here again. That wonderful time of year when we get to reflect on the past 12 months, assess our performance, measure how the Jones’ did, and don’t forget to spend all your savings for the good of the western world. In hindsight my own performance has been pretty poor. As I…

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