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Perrin proves no one is above the law

Published 29/11/2012 | 05:00

HEATHER Perrin had already made legal history when she became the first member of the judiciary to be convicted of a serious offence.

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Now the 61-year-old former solicitor carries the extraordinary distinction of being the first to be sent to jail.

What makes Perrin's crime of deception more galling is that she attempted (as a solicitor) to dupe an elderly client, one of her closest friends, after she had been nominated by the Government to serve on the bench.

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