Drystone Chambers pupil Lidia Iancu reviews judgment in Saunders [2022] EWHC 2544 (Admin) concerning magistrates comments in the retiring room

16 March 2023

Our pupil, Lidia Iancu, reviews the judgment in Saunders [2022] EWHC 2544 (Admin) where comments made by the magistrates in the retiring room are subject to the principle of impartiality.  A "get away with it" comment coupled with inadequate reasons given by the magistrates for granting the CPS application meant their decision had been vitiated by two public law errors.

Your can read Lidia's review here