Saudi prince found guilty of murdering his servant
Detective Chief Inspector John McFarlane said: "...This verdict clearly shows no one, regardless of their position, is above the law."
LOL. True, but not in the way that you mean, DCI McFarlane.
I've just reminded myself of that wonderful Anatoly France quotation, which goes something along the lines of:
The Law, in its majestic neutrality, treats all men as equal: all are forbidden from sleeping under bridges, stealing bread and begging in the streets