Cin’s Newsdesk #8

justiceAustralia’s Judge Ian Dodd was criticised for falling asleep and snoring during a jury trial to determine if 2 men had smuggled drugs into Australia. Apparently, the judge’s snoring and dozing off happened rather often during the 17 day trial. The Court had ordered a re-trial because of the gross miscarriage of justice as a result of Judge Dodd’s nap attacks (Straits Times, 24 Nov 2008)



This event sure gives a new spin to the phrase “Justice is Blind”….Er, both had their eyes closed…


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