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Character References - Judges Finally Clamping Down (hopefully)?

  • 18-07-2022 4:29pm
    Moderators, Politics Moderators Posts: 37,990 Mod ✭✭✭✭

    I note that Judge David Keane would not allow a rapist have three character references unless those behind them would take the stand where they could be cross-examined.

    How is this practice still allowed in this day and age? Does it even have a legal footing?

    Still, good man Judge Keane. Hopefully your colleagues on the bench will follow similar practices.