James Buchanan, defending, accepted that his client had shown no remorse at the time but had since written a letter to the court.Do you suppose he had to compose it himself, from scratch? Or do barristers have templates that they hand out to their clients, complete with all the necessary buzzwords?
Saunders drove a short distance to Davies Close, where he opened the petrol cap, pushed in a rag and set fire to it with a lighter.
The blaze destroyed the car, seriously damaged two other vehicles and some council property, at the cost of £10,000.So, why was the charge of arson 'left to lie on file'? Does no-one get the book thrown at them any more, no matter what they do?