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UK justice system is racist, suggests one of Britain’s only non-white judges

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Peter Herbert, a crown court judge, says legal system pervaded by ‘casual discrimination’


Britain’s justice system is racist and should not be trusted by ethnic minorities, one of the UK’s only black judges has suggested.

Peter Herbert, a part-time crown court judge, said his treatment was a “sad reflection on the judiciary” after being disciplined for speaking out against the verdict of a fellow judge. The justice system was riddled with “casual discrimination”, he added.

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