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Police to remove trousers before giving evidence

‘With practice, a man may be capable of keeping a straight face while lying through his teeth in the witness box, but if he is a knave or a scoundrel then that fact should come to light and there is no more sure a way of telling than by a proper examination of his, or indeed her, under garments.’

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Posted: Sep 19th, 2013
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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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