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Computer Misuse Act charge against British judge thrown out

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She phoned Guildford Crown Court, where the case was due to be heard, “to ensure that the trial judge was not someone who knew her or her daughter,” according to Mr Justice Davis’ written ruling. Judges are subject to strict rules that prohibit them from judging cases where they have a personal interest.

Now the whole thing makes sense. Having a case abandoned midway through a hearing because of something like that is not good.

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