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Scottish judge rules smoking ban in psychiatric hospital breached patient’s human rights

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f5343 (Published 30 August 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5343

Re: Scottish judge rules smoking ban in psychiatric hospital breached patient’s human rights

Legal justice is an oxymoron, in which courts milk the public via the judge (sacred cow), gavel (cattle prod), lawyer (cowboy & cowgirl), trial (cash cow), witness (auctioneer), jury (steer), bailiff (bull), and verdict (cow pie).

Competing interests: No competing interests

07 September 2013
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
Eagle Rock, MO, USA