A few years ago, someone turning up fully masked to face trial in a UK magistrates court would probably have found themselves doing seven days for contempt.
These days it's the magistrate who's in trouble.
"Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold" - W.B. Yeats. "We're doomed !" - Private Frazer. "Like scrolling through a decade's worth of Daily Mail editorials in 20 minutes" - TheLoonyFromCatford