Child rape trial judge 'fell asleep at hearing' (8) 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.
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