Musings and Snippets from a group of people interested in Magistrates' Courts and their work. All cases are based on real ones, but anonymised and composited. All opinions are those of one or more individuals. JPs swear to enforce the law of the land, whether or not they approve of it. Nothing on here constitutes legal advice.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Where's The Logic?
Bystander N has posed the following question:
At seventy years plus one day I am too old to sit as a magistrate,
despite possibly having enormous experience.
At seventy five years less one day I am fine to sit on a jury,
despite possibly never having done it before.