UVF/PSNI collusion sentences fail to convey horror

By Brian Feeney (for Irish News)

Judges sometimes forget they are the servants of society. They operate courts which exist because the state has established them to provide justice for members of society. Sometimes those courts fail to provide that justice. Usually that failure is in the cases of paedophilia or rape where people are dismayed at sentences that do not reflect the enormity of the crime.

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