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Last Updated: Wednesday, 19 September 2007, 15:25 GMT 16:25 UK
Prison term for producer lawyer
Bruce Hyman leaving court
Hyman will serve six months
A lawyer who produced the radio version of The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy has been sent to prison for attempting to pervert the course of justice.

Bruce Hyman was jailed for 12 months at Bristol Crown Court, but will serve six before being released on parole.

He was caught on CCTV sending a fake legal document to his opponents in a child custody case.

The document was designed to show his client's opponent - the child's father - in a bad light.

Hyman is a barrister, a radio and theatre producer, and script writer.


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