A Texas judge today faced a widespread rebuke from her fellow lawyers for refusing to keep her courthouse open after 5pm to hear a last-minute death row appeal. The prisoner was executed hours later. […] His lawyers had suffered a computer breakdown and were unable to file the appeal within regular working hours, and had begged Judge Keller for more time. Ms Keller refused.
They wanted an extra 20 minutes..
What in the world is the “Grauniad?” Do you type faster than you think? Me too.
Nah, it’s a UK nickname for The Guardian, which had a reputation for poor typesetting.
For once the Grauniad got it right, then, ….. but ….Come on, for goodness sake, she probably had an appointment to have her nails or her hair done or something equally important, and you know how bad the traffic can be at 5 pm.