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A Crown court judge stands accused of breaching the Computer Misuse Act after allegedly accessing a case file that she had a personal interest in. Her Honour Judge Karen Jane Holt appeared at Southwark Crown Court yesterday. It was said that in September 2016 she viewed the digital case file for one Cecil McCready, a music …

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  1. JimmyPage Silver badge
    Unhappy

    Quis ispos custodes ?

    as they say in Rome ....

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      1. Symon Silver badge
        Coat

        Re: Quis ispos custodes ?

        People called Romanes they go the house!?

      2. Crisp Silver badge

        Re: The Romans they go into the house?

        Who's watching what exactly?

      3. CAPS LOCK Silver badge

        "Judges are not above the law."

        Good Lord, when did this start?

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      4. Fading Silver badge
        Happy

        Re: Quis ispos custodes ?

        Missed opportunity to paraphrase an entire Monty Python scene.....

        "Who the Guardians"?

        "It says "Who guards the Guardians?"

        "No it doesn't" and so on......

      5. JimmyPage Silver badge

        Re: Quis ispos custodes ?

        Romanes eunt domus ?????

      6. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: Quis ispos custodes ?

        >Only if they were illiterate; it's quis custodiet ipsos custodes

        Romanes Eunt Domus

  2. Lee D Silver badge

    Please note... even a judge has a barrister.

    There are good reasons to do this.

    "A person who represents themselves has a fool for a client" is a well-known phrase in legal circles.

    1. Smooth Newt Silver badge
      Happy

      There are good reasons to do this

      Please note... even a judge has a barrister.

      There are good reasons to do this.

      The main one being that only judges get paid enough to afford a barrister?

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      2. TRT Silver badge

        Re: only judges get paid enough to afford a barrister

        What utter rubbish! I employed one this morning, and they prepared an excellent café breve.

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    3. Jim 59

      "A person who represents themselves has a fool for a client" is a well-known phrase in legal circles.

      "and is also costing us > £1000 per hour in lost income".

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