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Simon Brown - Sleepy judges

Features | By Simon Brown


Former Supreme Court Justice Simon Brown recalls dozy Lord Denning and other sleepy judges

Sudden sleepiness doesn’t matter much – unless you’re driving. One of the saddest cases I ever tried involved a multiple pile-up on the M1. A lorry driver fell asleep, allowing his vehicle to veer into a stationary line of traffic, queuing to leave the motorway. There was an instant conflagration and several people died. ...


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