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The judges are right to speak out against coat trailing politicians

The sequence of empty complaints  led by Peter Robinson  about the “perceptions”  of partiality in the granting of bail  only risks creating more trouble for the police and the courts to deal with,  witness Glengormley last night.  The gurning is unlikely to have the slightest effect on the PSNI and the judiciary. This is not because more…

The political vacuum is compromising the standing of the PSNI

When criticism is made from both directions it’s often said that the subject of the criticism must be doing something right.  I suspect that’s what Matt Baggott is thinking now over the rows about recent arrests on both sides of the divide. There is an alternative view of course; he may be getting it wrong more…