The Bloody Asides - Lawyers? Judges? Who needs them?

By: Tim Randles
Published: Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 11:40 GMT

We do if we are to defend our hard won constitutional rights against attack by politicians, foreign Governments, the traffic police and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.

A cursory read of the newspapers will tell you, whatever ill is being examined at the time, “the Problem” is fat-cat lawyers and/or the Human Rights Act. The weird part is just how many people buy all of this without further question. 

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