May 2nd, 2014

Constance Briscoe Jailed for 16 Months


  1. 1
    Kris hyoon says:

    Tut tut Connie,,,,,


  2. 2
    Ha ha! says:

    Schadenfreude overload!


  3. 3
    tallbloke says:

    Hahaha. Huhne’s rehab takes another knock.


    • 139
      Morgan's Organ says:

      Huhne’s trail of devaststion continues


      • 148
        Morgan's Organ says:

        And the trouble kept rolling in from every side
        Chris’s ugly hands reached out and they could not hide
        (Apologies to Tim Rice)


    • 161
      Powell was right says:

      Chris Huhne is gonna get his arse fucked by a buck-n1gger on crack.


  4. 5
    Centre Parting says:

    Character reference from Clarkson didn’t help.


  5. 6
    Ha ha! says:

    Max up next. All we need now is Gerry A*ams charged with murder.


    • 52
      A whole shower of Sinn Fein shit on the radio says:

      Securocrats, dark forces, Brits, peace process, collusion etcetcetc, zzzzzz


    • 165
      Budgie says:

      PIRA were a bunch of Marxist thugs. The Marxism gets conveniently airbrushed out nowadays.


  6. 7
    Diane Abbott says:

    Free my sistah! She be well inhacent! Ryce and pea for me bredren!


  7. 10
    Oh, really? says:

    16 months? The touch of Huhne. No doubt he’ll be commissioned to write an article in The Guardian about what kind of life she’ll have behind bars.


  8. 11
    Curious says:

    Good. Now what should Bliar get for lying to the entire country?


  9. 12
    C O (Ξ7r1) says:

    Demonstrates just how whacky the short sentence handed down to Chris H’uhne was.


    • 23
      Whiffler says:

      She’ll be out before Christmas, quite possibly before the new football season in mid-August.


      • 30
        C O (Ξ7r1) says:

        16 months will likely translate to at most 6 inside, provided she keeps her nose clean.

        Her crime is serious, but compared to H’uhne who maintained an ongoing lie for 10 years whilst in a position of trust – being in public office – the sentencing numbers do not make for good optics.

        This case demonstrates just how low-balled Chris H’uhne was on his sentence.


        • 74
          Socialism = Starvation says:

          Plus she is a Recorder. Part-time judge inside, solitary might be in order.


        • 166
          Budgie says:

          Briscoe got twice the sentence that Huhne got. That stinks. Huhne was the actual perp and, as you say, lied for years as a Minister.


      • 159
        Tom Catesby. says:

        She’ll like that, didn’t know she was a football fan.


  10. 13
    Inie minie mo says:



  11. 14
    BrindleFly says:

    I’m gob-smacked.


  12. 16
    widescreen2010 says:

    Did she wear her wig in court?


  13. 17
    Jasmin Becket says:

    This is so unfair I want to cry, I want all jail sentences dead.

    She clearly only lied due to the trauma of slavery 200 years ago, or something.


  14. 18
    Exiled in Wales says:


  15. 19
    Fact says:

    The whole thing sums up the LibLabConned PC paradise to perfection.

    Bent lying politician.

    Bent lying effnic judge.

    The U.K. is fucked. End of story.


  16. 21
    Bob Fleming says:

    Bizarre. If she’s a judge, God help us..


    • 47
      nell says:

      Not anymore she’s not. Her career in the law is now at end and rightly so.


    • 122
      Wigtastic says:

      If you think this is bad wait until it is deemed neccessary, correct and diverse to have a few of our many resident Taliban filtered into the judiciary.


      • 170
        Amjid Bashir says:

        I can assure you that this is not the case and never will be. We are not in the dark ages nowadays.


  17. 22
    Ah! Max says:

    Is not wearing a tie as he walks into court by the front door.
    Not thinking of hanging himself as he waits for the Black Maria then


  18. 25
    Ma Briscoe says:

    Excellent news.


  19. 26
    Bull dyke in resident prime cell, salivating says:

    Going down after taking them down.


  20. 28
    nell says:

    There are questions here for the police and her professional association as they are now saying that she had been dishonest and lied over previous issues but that both of them had declined to investigate her because she was too high profile. So who took those decisions then and are they going to be brought to book?


  21. 31
    Puzzled Saffer says:

    Interesting: 16 months for a ‘judge’ lying about a Cabinet Officer’s offence who gets 8 months. Makes little sense.


    • 101
      @hateliebour says:

      The higher up the pyramid, the less the pain, after all, one day, the one dishing out the punishment, could be getting punished by the one they are now punishing, it’s the establishment, they have like politicians their own laws and rules, us trash don’t count.


    • 138
      The Critic says:

      Please the law is not intended to apply to people of a certain status. It’s full force is reserved for the honest and law abiding.


  22. 33
    Anonymous says:

    Promising start to the weekend! Max up next and Gerry Adams still in custody being questioned.


  23. 35
    Oirish m'guiness and grizzly a'dam says:

    What’s going on in the mainland? Common sense reapplied daily. It’s that fackin ukip.


  24. 37
    Ah! bugger says:

    CourtNewsUK ‏@CourtNewsUK 1m
    Clifford remanded in custody until sentence at 2pm


  25. 42
    Seymour says:

    Not to worry, she’ll be out in a few weeks after a nice stay at an open prison.
    Then she’ll be back on the bench sentending whitey to years in jail for jatwalking and other such serious offences.


    • 110
      jgm2 says:

      No she won’t. That’s the end of her legal career. Although I’m sure the BBC and Grauniad will find ways to bung her some of their limitless funds.


  26. 46
    EU Allowances says:

    I don’t think this is a rent seeker/trougher type fool. I have heard her before on the subject of black fathers and child abandonment. She’s allowed herself a weakness for some reason that I have yet to fathom. Rather career costly perhaps?

    Anyway, time for allowance form submissions today.


    • 98
      Twampersand mk II says:

      Allowances are not claimed, they just magically appear in your account.


      • 116
        Help for stupid people says:

        It’s not magic, it’s called the Bankers’ Automated Clearing Services, Direct Credits.


      • 143
        EU Allowances says:

        I have procedures and many process to follow – you saying I don’t have enough?


  27. 50
    Oirish m'guiness and grizzly a'dam says:

    We would like a shared cell with max and the judge. If you’d be so kind.


  28. 51
    Ken Clarke says:

    £250 raised to buy pint for Bath man filmed performing obscene gesture behind Nigel Farage


    • 66
      @hateliebour says:

      Bit of PR for a pub, that’s much needed for all pubs and a bit of publicity for Bath a place that is out in the stix and needs a bit more publicity, most people are working during the day and if our “Gary” was going in the pub before or after his dinner time, why wasn’t he working.


  29. 54
    Apthorpe says:

    Be out in less than 8 months. Moved to a cushy open prison and then consutlancy on dealing with racism in the legal system.


  30. 58
    Beeboids gay and lefty says:

    We will be booking her for the paper review just like we rehabbed fat jaqui and vasilicki. We see a bright future from our need for an effnik leftie legal.


  31. 60
    Ah! wonder says:

    Do they have plenty of bleach in Holloway


  32. 61
    Cynic2 says:

    Shes a liar. Shes a lawyer!!


  33. 62
    Yasmin Alibi-Brown says:

    Why haven’t I been asked for a pompous , bigoted and racist opinion yet???


    • 65
      Beeboids & Grauniads over a hot boy, no, coffee, gay and lefty says:

      Oh clear off dear. We’ve someone younger now, a future star… Well from December.


      • 71
        @hateliebour says:

        Fits the ethnicity bill, why not, jailbird rehab centres r us.


      • 76
        Fascist says:


      • 77
        BBC Red Bottom says:

        Quite, quite.
        Although we are an inclusive, all embracing, metrosexual, diverse, equality employer .. we do hate old women.

        It’s a bit Logan’s run here, dear.
        And your crystal is flashing.

        So push off London Live where no one will ever have to see your wrinkly skin, and old baggage face.


  34. 64
    Beeboids & Grauniads over a hot boy, no, coffee, gay and lefty says:

    The ,’project’ is ruined Maurice. We are all doomed. Boo hoo hoo hoohoon..


  35. 67
    dr bank says:

    another twist in one of the most bizarre legal systems in the world.

    if you were starting to form a legal system by god you would not start from here.

    changing guilty before proven innocent might be a good start.


  36. 71
    Mrs Thatcher says:

    Am I dead yet?


  37. 73
    rod says:

    16 months in jail for a non-violent criminal.

    Soon someone, somewhere is going to get stabbed by somebody already convicted of knife crime and not sent to jail because there’s no room.


    • 93
      táxpáyér says:

      I was randomly assaulted by 2 melanin+ serial offender types.
      They blatantly lied in court (it was all on CCTV), and the oldest one got 12 months.


  38. 75
    P*ula Yates fucked up her children says:


    • 80
      The Grunaiad says:

      Society is to blame


    • 95
      táxpáyér says:

      I blame the state for making drugs illegal, she probably died from the things in with the heroin, or an unusually pure amount spiked her dose.
      Things that wouldn’t happen if chemical choice was de-criminalised.


      • 123
        Fink 'bout tit, yeah? says:

        I blame her father, for being such a monumental prick and calling her ‘Peaches’, great start that was. I blame him, and society, for encouraging her to think she was in some way talented, a celebrity, with an image to live up to. I blame you, and those like you, who seek to arrive at a reason other than the girl’s craven stupidity and selfishness for her death by drug abuse, taking smack whilst ‘caring for an infant’ is unbelievable, especially if one is known for spouting self-righteous bollox on Mumsnet about parenting.

        Peaches is dead because she was smack-head, with shit parents, encouraged to play up to the celeb live style by society and shieded from responsibility by muppets like you, who think a constant flow of high grade, cheap heroin would have prevented this, ahem, tragedy.


  39. 78
  40. 82
    Village Idiot says:

    …For a pillar of the Establishment,trusted with British Law,it seems a bit lenient!
    16months,…is that how serious the “Law” thinks this is?..


  41. 89
    Mr Clifford says:

    Does anybody know if the DFS sale is on this Bank Holiday?


    • 102
      Mug says:

      Ended last Friday.


    • 111
      Cardboard Furniture Land says:

      We’ve got a good deal on this weekend! Come on down!


    • 124
      Definitely F*****g S**t says:

      Our sales never end, they are indeed endless.


    • 126
      99p Shop says:

      We do a nice three seat and two seat sofa mix and match faux leather and pretty much faux everything else, all for 99p Hurry offer must end soon.


    • 127
      Have you seen inside them? says:

      DFS is to be renamed MDF. More snappy. Literally.

      5 years to pay, but it’s knackered after six months.


      • 134
        99p Shop says:

        That of course is the one reason you cannot get faux cellophane as a DFS covering material, I would say they do have something to hide.

        Trust us and no one else! Satisfaction or your money back!


  42. 94
    catesby says:

    Blimey our establishment is strange isn’t it? Who ARE these people?!


  43. 100
    Anonymous says:

    Is it coz ize blak?


  44. 104
    MartinW says:

    Briscoe was convicted for perverting the course of justice, a crime deemed to be extremely serious by the judiciary, and one for which Jeffrey Archer received a sentence of four years (released in two, I think). How very much worse it is for a judge to pervert the course of justice! Because of her privilaged position in dispensing justice to the rest of us, she should have received a greater sentence, or at any rate, the same tariff as Mr Archer. To be given only 16 months (out by Christmas, no doubt) is not justice, it is favouritism.


    • 129
      Prince Rupert says:

      I think this is a sad end to a career over such a trivial issue. Why did she get caught up in the domestic spat between Huhne and his wife. Why does Vicky Pryce still get invited onto the BBC, she is a convicted criminal, and should not be supported in this way by the BBC, who no doubt will have Briscoe on at a later date. Once these people have fallen, then they should be denied the privilege of being in the media. Briscoe also has an odd relationship with her mother, lots of chips on her shoulder etc. Despite this I feel sorry for both Pryce and Briscoe, and it only goes to show that women should not be given an easy run in politics or the Board room, they may be sensible most of the time but they lack bottom


  45. 109
    Grown-up says:

    When a youngster, I slept with Teddy and Golly tucked in beside me. Sadly they are long gone. Now I see poor Golly Briscoe is at a loose end and I wondered…

    No, seriously..


  46. 114
    Lega Les says:

    She will only do 13 weeks. Halve the sentence, 32 weeks, then reduce by a further 19 weeks
    for good behaviour inside. She will be tagged for the 19 weeks after she is released early.


  47. 117
    Molene says:

    She seems to be fond of wigs. Has a selection, from what one can tell from TV.
    Her mother seemed very nice. Great hat.


  48. 118
    Mr Teazy Weazy says:

    Is this her in a different wig? Seems a mysteriously light sentence for a pervert! and serial wig wearer.


    • 172
      Jacqui 5 bellies Smith Champion of Justice says:

      Her conviction comes 15 years after the Bar Council declined to investigate allegations made by the barrister’s mother into Briscoe’s fitness to practice over a litany of allegations, which included forging signatures and falsifying information on official documents.


  49. 130
    Rob says:

    The moral of the story – don’t go near Huhne. He is toxic.


  50. 131
    Park Bench Division says:

    Bring back the old black cap, along with commensurate sentence for these brigands.

    Soon put a stop to all the hanky panky, a true deterrent!

    You can’t beat these quirky little British traditions.


  51. 135
    Mangochtutney says:

    I guess it’s about now she will be bending over and parting them !


  52. 141
    Jeremy Cockson says:

    I was going to comment about peanuts sentences and employing primates but thought better of it. I’m terribly terribly sorry about something …


  53. 145
    Harry Krishna says:

    Will she get a Nelson Mandella type reception when she comes out?


    • 173
      Jacqui 5 bellies Smith Champion of Justice says:

      Free Constance Briscoe!
      Her shoes too small to fit her feet
      16 months in captivity
      Free Constance Briscoe!

      She is a wimmins and wimminz can do no wrong!


  54. 151
    frank says:

    Once released she can start a new career as a Flowella Benjamin lookalike.

    “16 months?!? Is it because I is guilty?”


  55. 162
    Ann O'Gramm says:

    Constance Briscoe –> ABORTS CONSCIENCE

    Ironic eh?


  56. 174
    Squeezing Pimples says:

    If it were a Bobby lying he/she would have got 5-6 years in chocky but as it is a female black judge she gets a soft sentence.


  57. 175
    Jack Dromey says:

    Has she got a cock?


  58. 179
    Anonymous says:

    I knew Briscoe as a ‘friend’ for several years. The woman is seriously deranged and dishonest. Oh,how I hope that justice will be done and Ma Briscoe is vindicated,Poor woman to have such a dreadful amoral UGLY daughter who wears a ridiculous wig.She should have got 3years minimum.


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  60. 181
    Anonymous says:

    She can go to HELL! She was my neighbour! Ugly inside and out!


  61. 182
    apr says:

    Cases Constance Briscoe prosecuted and presided over should be reopened in aftermath of her criminal conviction and jail sentence.
    “As formal proceedings to remove her from the judiciary now begin, defendants could call for re-examination of their cases if they have concerns that her proven dishonesty affected proper disclosure of material to their defence lawyers. Briscoe both prosecuted and defended cases in London and Sussex.”

    CAN PEOPLE PLEASE HELP TO GET THIS POSTED ALL OVER THE INTERNET AND FORWARDED TO THEIR LOCAL PAPERS? Someone out there may have been wrongly judged by this dishonest judge, and can make a complaint and perhaps get a retrial – PROVIDED THEY KNOW ABOUT IT!


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