A recent posting at the Supreme Court website makes for disturbing reading.
Apart from the horror of the case itself, a series of particularly brutal, incestuous sexual assaults, I was appalled by the transcripts of the cross examination of the brave victim.
The lawyer defending the perpetrator of these crimes accuses the young man, who was seven at the time of the assaults, of lying.
Have we made no progress at all in the last 30 odd years that the victim of such crimes is still being treated like the criminal?
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I could not sleep at night if I made my money from adding to the pain of people like this.
I guess someone has to defend the accused but…