COMMENT Time flies and we are already at the doorstep of 2013. But time has stood still for three long years since Dec 31, 2009 at the gates of justice. It was on that New Year's Eve that the judiciary gave a flicker of hope for fundamental liberties when a landmark judgment ruled in favour of the Herald, the Catholic weekly.
But the attorney-general fought back and appealed against the decision. The Court of Appeal has not set a hearing date nor is it likely to do so with any urgency. Justice obtained in one of His Majesty's courts is denied by another one higher up through undue judicial delays.