Denison Launches Attack on Irvine and Justice System
Cheston, Paul, The Evening Standard (London, England)
Byline: PAUL CHESTON
ONE OF Britain's most experienced judges today launched a stinging attack on the "sinister" shadow of political correctness in the criminal justice system which he believes is strangling freedom of speech.
Judge Neil Denison QC, who holds the historic position of Common Ser-jeant of London, bitterly criticised successive ministers for imposing contradictory and complicated sentencing demands which restricted the independence of judges.
He also attacked the Lord Chancellor Lord Irvine for spending "heaven knows what" on glossy magazines and setting up departments seemingly intent just on sending each other statistics while imposing …
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Publication information: Article title: Denison Launches Attack on Irvine and Justice System. Contributors: Cheston, Paul - Author. Newspaper title: The Evening Standard (London, England). Publication date: March 21, 2001. Page number: 2. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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