Judge reprimanded after describing burglary as 'courageous'
A judge who described burglary as requiring ''a huge amount of courage'' has been reprimanded for damaging public confidence in the judicial process. Judge Peter Bowers has been issued with a reprimand by the Office for Judicial Complaints (OJC) after complaints were made about his remarks in Teesside Crown Court in September this year, when handing down a sentence to a 26-year-old man for burglary.
A judge who described burglary as requiring ”a huge amount of courage” has been reprimanded for damaging public confidence in the judicial process.
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