Judge may sit alone in drugs case deemed too dangerous for a jury – The Times

Posted February 11th, 2008 in drug offences, intimidation, juries, news, trial without jury by sally

“Prosecutors plan to apply this week to hold a major criminal trial without a jury for the first time. The step is being taken because of concerns that jurors assigned to the case – which involves members of an organised criminal network – would be vulnerable to intimidation or bribery.”

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The Times, 11th February 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk