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Wednesday 13th July 2011 | 13:33
There's no love lost between the Sun and Lord Justice Brian Leveson.
Only in March, the paper memorably went for him and other judges for being 'soft' on crime, complete with a 'Off Their Heads' logo (above).
He appeared thus in its roll call of the bewigged namby pampy judiciary:
It's claimed that Brian Leveson is a Scouser too.
None of this will, naturally, affect his independent verdicts in the coming months. Good job he's not a 'hanging' judge.
UPDATE: A Government source tells me that Leveson actually turned down the original request to take on the job. I'm not sure on what grounds, but trying to find out...
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