The Magistrate's Blog (2005-2012)

This blog has migrated to www.magistratesblog.blogspot.co.uk This blog is anonymous, and Bystander's views are his and his alone. Where his views differ from the letter of the law, he will enforce the letter of the law because that is what he has sworn to do. If you think that you can identify a particular case from one of the posts you are wrong. Enough facts are changed to preserve the truth of the tale but to disguise its exact source.

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The blog is written by a retired JP, with over 30 years' experience on the Bench.

Monday, January 19, 2009


Here is a photograph of a convicted criminal, taken by another convicted criminal, using an illegally-held mobile phone that has somehow found its way into Pentonville Prison. The Sun has almost certainly paid a fair bit of money to the second convicted criminal (or 'lag' as the Soaraway Sun terms convicts) thus enabling him to benefit both from his original crime and his blatant breach of prison rules.

The Sun runs a section called 'Sun Justice'.

This is what it looks like.