We're waiting for the Nicklinson judgment. About the right to assisted suicide.
Tony Nicklinson's widow Jane is calm.
A young barrister looks around the courtroom, stares up at the paintings. A silk arrives. 'We're unrobed by the way. Didn't you get the email?' The barrister quickly stuffs away his wig and gown.
Lord Neuberger reads the summary of the judgment, careful to delineate the divisions of opinion between the justices.
Joshua Rozenberg gives an interview. A reporter-mermaid keeps brushing her long blonde hair; she checks her reflection in the camera lens, in the screen of her phone. Urban birds may one day incorporate the loose hairs into their nests.
The bride does not know that she was a few feet away from Jane, an icon of marriage. In sickness and in health. Yup.
I wrote about my day at the hearing here:
More pictures if you scroll down.