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Nigella Lawson and the courts: fairness for witnesses must not impede justice for defendants | Observer editorial

PUBLISHED December 21, 2013

Following the trial of Francesca and Elisabetta Grillo, accused and cleared of fraudulently spending £685,000 on company credit cards, Nigella Lawson has angrily said her experience in the witness box had been "deeply disturbing". The trial had turned into an attempt, she said, to destroy her reputation. Her children had been besmirched "without any real protection or representation". "For this I cannot forgive the court process."

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