COULSON FOUND NOT GUILTY OF MATERIAL LYING UNDER OATH.
Suddenly, perjury is OK if it isn’t ‘germain’
The Slog suggests an answer to why our judiciary is no longer independent, no longer to be trusted -in fact, merely the stinking reflection of a culture floating along in the sewers.
Major top-hat-tip to Peter Jukes, one of the few diligent, creative and inspiring journos we have left. On Twitter today, he points out that almost every press title and news station covering Andy Coulson’s ‘acquittal’ has him found not guilty of lying under oath. This is quite wrong: the Scottish judge used a dodgy precedent, got it wrong, and acquitted the former Newscorp phone-hacker of materially lying under oath. But split infinitives are as nothing compared to the disgrace of divided Judicial loyalties.
Follow the link for a proper forensic account of this new travesty from Tommy Sheridan’s lawyer. It explains…
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