I think it would be a good idea to ascertain if this is a case of segnis est inutilis or simply Quandoque bonus dormitat Homerus (in this case literally ), bearing in mind this is an allegation at the moment. Before we hang the old boy out to dry! You would hope this is not a et ilia falsa allegation but you never know
The thorny question of Quis custodiet ipsos custodies as one of the pillars of the UK constitution the judges enjoy independence to ensure that they have freedom to act without bias or duress. So they judge themselves
Lord chancellor Chris Grayling and the lord chief justice, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, are supported by a group of officials known as the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office.
I think their plan is to take so long to make a decision that the judge will have died before the sanction is meted out...
Knowing me I would squirt it the wrong way and get it in my eyes anyway.
I do a lot of canal running and the biggest hazard for me are the little yappy dogs which get under your feet and you nearly tread on them.
You have got me thinking (not good)
Wife; "Did you have a nice dog walk my dear?"
Husband; "A strange thing happened, oh light of my life"
Husband; "You know what Fido is like with those horrible runner people that blight the country side, well Fido made one little yap, and this chap produced a Jif lemon out of his pocket, squirted himself in the face, ran round in a circle and jumped in the canal!!!!"
Wife; "I hope little Fido is OK..... I hope you gave him a dog treat?"
Husband; "I think the dog is OK, I am just going to write to the local paper...."