Why too much legal experience can subvert jury trial – The Times

Posted December 4th, 2009 in news by sally

“Like quite a few other lawyers, recently I was called to do jury service. Apart from the inevitable waiting around (note: bring a thick book and a sense of humour), my two weeks were spent trying one serious case (alleged rape and false imprisonment). This is not an article bashing the jury system. Nor am I going to talk about the decision in our case, because I can’t (even if I wanted to). But for a commercial practitioner, the experience certainly had some surprises.”

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The Times, 3rd December 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk