17.09.2013 0 News

The Niqab issue for a defendant

A response to recent events from Amjad Malik QC. President of AML.

When HH Judge Peter Murphy at Blackfriars Crown Court in The Queen v D (R), questioned whether the person wearing a full face covering, the niqab, was in fact the named female defendant on the indictment, who was appearing in court and represented, it was felt by some that a minor difficulty was being turned into an un-necessary problem in the administration of criminal justice.

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