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Jon Venables Saved By The Nanny State

IT has taken Jon Venables, one of James Bulger’s killers, almost 18 years but he has finally brought the British judicial system to its knees, writes AGW.

Top politicians and judicial Law Lords seem to dither while faced with an increasing media storm.

It has been the equivalent of watching a nanny give a pyromaniac child a big box of matches. The situation gets worse.

James Bulger Case in pictures

Venables was 10-years-old when he and Robert Thompson, also 10, killed two-year-old James Bulger in a viciously cruel attack. The murder horrified the UK and the two and a half week trial at Preston Crown Court resulted in the the conviction of two children for murder. Thompson and Venables were the youngest individuals to be convicted of murder in the UK.

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Posted: 9th, March 2010 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (12)