When the law is an ass

When the law is an ass

The Twitter Joke Trial, as it has become known in the UK, has taken the past two-and-a-half years to play itself out – until Friday 27 July, when the matter finally reached the High Court in London and came before a bench whose stock-in-trade were common sense and a sense of justice.

What has become of Her Majesty’s courts that it takes so long and you have to travel that far to find just a grain of common sense?

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