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Lawyers, judges in secret courts to wear ‘sinister’ wigs

Images of a new range of ‘surreal’ judicial wigs, whose purpose is to ‘terrify and intimidate’ suspects appearing before secret courts, has been leaked to the press.

The Home Office would neither confirm nor deny the wigs’ existence, but sources inside the Ministry of Justice said the wigs were aimed at creating a ‘sinister, nightmarish and deeply unfashionable’ atmosphere inside the hush-hush courts.

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Posted: Jun 18th, 2013
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Justice ‘Overrated’, claims Justice Secretary

decision made after consultations with expensive lawyersThe Police are to be given a role in deciding whether or not a defendant receives legal aid support, under new proposals from Chris Grayling.

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Posted: Jun 6th, 2013
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UK poor people must do more to help kill foreign poor people, says Defence Secretary

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond says that poor people in Britain should do more to help to kill poor people in other countries by taking a cut in their welfare benefits to allow much-needed funds for the armed forces.

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Posted: Mar 4th, 2013
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Theresa May ‘even tried Cillit Bang’ to remove Abu Qatada

After an appeal to the courts delayed extradition proceedings, Home Secretary Theresa May has defended the government’s attempts to remove stubborn extremist Abu Qatada using kitchen power-cleaner Cillit Bang.

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Posted: Apr 20th, 2012
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‘Pesky’ jurors jailed for net-based research as fairground villain walks free

Four animated jurors and their implausibly large talking dog have been found guilty of contempt of court and jailed for nine months, after conducting their own amateur investigation into a defendant accused of miscellanous evil machinations at a deserted fairground.

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Posted: Jan 30th, 2012
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