Anne Harris: Apart from the Supreme Court, there is no such thing as a perfect judgement

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6th August, 2017

It was during one of Princess Diana’s child victim of landmines tours in the 1990s. She was in the prime of her yoga-toned beauty. Our columnist, a much-loved household name, thought of a brilliant line: at least those children whose legs had been amputated would have no problem with the lotus position. The arguments could be heard in the corridors of the Sunday Independent, where I was then deputy editor, before the spike was produced....

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