Wednesday, January 25, 2006
On the Wireless
Jeremy Vine (BBC Radio 2) has just trailed the fact that his programme will be doing a piece about magistrates on Friday 27th January. He usually has a rather tabloid take on the news, so I may just end up muttering undeleted expletives at the radio, but I am glad to see anything that improves public awareness of what the courts do and why they do it. There is still a vast chasm of ignorance between the public and the criminal justice system, so I hope that the programme's millions of listeners get a fair picture of how we operate.