Musings and Snippets from a recently retired JP. I served for 31 years, mostly in west London. I was Chairman of my Bench for some years, and a member of the National Bench Chairmen's Forum 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.
Monday, August 03, 2009
I suffered a sudden surge of irritation when I read this 'Rebalancing' is a very Blairish word, although I suspect that Lord Mandy has had a hand in popularising it. Scales either balance or they don't. If you fiddle with them by shifting the fulcrum, they aren't rebalanced, they are tilted permanently to one side or the other. A better word would be to 'bias' the system.
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