Will alleged rioters get a fair trial? – The Guardian

Posted August 11th, 2011 in contempt of court, media, news, trials, violent disorder by sally

“In the coming weeks and months we will see a succession of alleged rioters face justice. Already 1,000 people are being put through courts that have been been sitting through the night to cope with the numbers. Police and emergency services have been tested to their limits, and we can expect the laws of contempt to be similarly tested in the aftermath of these extraordinary events.”

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The Guardian, 10th August 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk