Scotsman.com News 2014.07.26 18:43
A trial judge is being investigated after falling asleep as an alleged
child abuse victim gave evidence. Picture: PA
AN investigation has been launched following claims a judge fell asleep in
court, causing a child rape trial to be halted.
The Judicial Conduct Investigations Office confirmed it is looking into the
allegation against Recorder Philip Cattan, who was presiding over a trial
at Manchester Crown Court.
RECORDER, JUDGE, TRIAL, COMPLAINANT, PHILIP, RAPE, Buildings, Hutton, Avon, United Kingdom