MEDIA GUIDANCEPrior to the final decision on which magistrates` courts were to be closed many Bench chairmen made themselves available to the media to argue their case for their court to be excused execution. Whether or not their efforts were against the spirit of the rules on media guidance is not for me to say but lest there be any doubt up to date guidance was published this week although it does not appear on the judiciary dot gov website. In its advice to magistrates who are considering writing to a newspaper it has this to say, “You may wish to let a colleague read your draft before submitting for publication”. And then again you might not………