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Justice Wide Open: Heather Brooke - Secret Justice

Justice Wide Open: Heather Brooke - Secret Justice

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Heather Brooke

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SECRET JUSTICE
In this article, an abridged version of a chapter from her book The Silent State1, investigative journalist and activist Heather Brooke examines access to the English courts, arguing that the justice system is becoming a closed world, for which the public pays the bill
Justice must be seen to be done. That’s the famous aphorism stated most succinctly in 1924 by Chief Justice Lord Hewitt2. But what happens when you put the rhetoric to the test and try and see so
Heather Brooke

59

SECRET JUSTICE
In this article, an abridged version of a chapter from her book The Silent State1, investigative journalist and activist Heather Brooke examines access to the English courts, arguing that the justice system is becoming a closed world, for which the public pays the bill
Justice must be seen to be done. That’s the famous aphorism stated most succinctly in 1924 by Chief Justice Lord Hewitt2. But what happens when you put the rhetoric to the test and try and see so

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