Jun 13, 2021

Remote juries in England and Wales?

Would that empower jurors — or make them spectators?

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Joshua Rozenberg
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Leaders of the legal profession in England and Wales have expressed concern about government plans for juries to try cases remotely. In a joint briefing to MPs, the Bar Council and the Law Society say their main concern is access to justice.

Remote juries have been used in Scotland since last autumn to enable courts to comply with social distancing requi…

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