A clear instance of the family court functioning properly in the public interest – working to alleviate the suffering of miserable children instead of perpetuating it.
“It was a bright cold April day and the clocks were striking thirteen”
“Hale knew, before he had been in Brighton three hours, that they meant to murder him”
“All this happened, more or less”
“It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs and I didn’t know what I was doing in New York”
Those are great opening lines (1984, Brighton Rock, Slaughterhouse Five and The Bell Jar, respectively)
This is one of the best opening lines in a judgment I’ve ever seen.
“First of all, my decisions. I find proven the following facts, and I am taking them in chronological order, as regards the BB gun incident, I find as a fact that F deliberately shot W with the BB gun for his own amusement”
Tell me you’re not hooked.
The words were crafted by His Honour Deputy Circuit Judge Brasse (This is my first…
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