Deaf people to serve on juries
Remote hearings in England and Wales will widen eligibility
People with hearing impairments or other disabilities may be allowed to serve on juries in England and Wales for the first time under proposals being considered by the justice secretary, Robert Buckland. It’s part of a plan to allow juries to sit remotely — even when there is no longer any need for social distancing.
Buckland’s ideas are inspired by the…