Bias, impartiality and the Rule of Law


Dear Lady Woolf


Perceived bias: the law


I write to you as one solicitor to another and as one officer of the Supreme (‘Senior’) Court to another. I am aware of the concerns expressed in the press and other media at your appointment to chair an inquiry on the variety of the long-standing child abuse allegations. I write to you as one solicitor to another to ask you to say what is your side of the story in relation to published allegations about your personal and public relations with individuals who may be required to give evidence; and to ask you to reflect upon whether or not you can be said to be biased in the light of your own contacts and the people who may be inquired into by the panel.


First, I assume you and the Home Secretary consider that you have the ‘necessary expertise’…

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About Sabine Kurjo McNeill

I'm a mathematician and system analyst formerly at CERN in Geneva and became an event organiser, software designer, independent web publisher and online promoter of Open Justice. My most significant scientific contribution is www.smartknowledge.space
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  1. david harries says:

    Could not say it better but home secretary should stand down through blattent attempts to cover this up again cause the more iinvolved it comes to casting votes so she goes in it ahead she should ,not be ahead she should be impartial just don’t feel confident sorry not a good time at the mo its just wrong if you have nothing to hide may why the appointments of chairs are who are linked to perpretaters wish I could sit on inquiry I don’t see a picture I see behind the picture


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