Trying the judges’ patience
People shouldn’t have to wear bobble hats in court, says chief justice
We have enough courtrooms to hear jury trials in England and Wales and enough money to pay for them, the lord chief justice told MPs yesterday. What we don’t have, Lord Burnett of Maldon added, is enough judges.
He was doing all he could. More High Court judges would be sitting in the Crown court. Retired circuit judges were being encouraged to return. …