IT'S TROUBLE DUTCH; Foreign Lawyers Try to Get Judge Banned
McILWRAITH, Gordon, Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
FOUR foreign lawyers yesterday brought a Scottish court to a halt.
In the latest farce to hit Scots justice, the group accused a trio of top judges of being biased and forced the adjournment of a high- profile case.
Their legal wrangling once again saw the reputation of the country's once-respected legal system held up to international ridicule.
The lawyers objected to Lord McCluskey and colleagues hearing a case as he had once voiced concern over European Human Rights laws.
The lawyers - Han Jahae, Dr Jan Sjocrona, Cees Van Bavel and Jurjen Pen - are representing four of their countrymen in their appeal against hefty jail sentences for drug …
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Publication information: Article title: IT'S TROUBLE DUTCH; Foreign Lawyers Try to Get Judge Banned. Contributors: McILWRAITH, Gordon - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland). Publication date: March 7, 2000. Page number: 4. © 2009 Scottish Daily Record & Sunday. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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