The Big Question: Do juryless trials risk obscuring the transparency of justice? – The Independent

Posted January 14th, 2010 in criminal justice, judges, news, trial without jury by sally

“Why are we asking this now?

This week Britain’s first crown court criminal trial to take place without a jury in more than 400 years started at the Royal Courts of Justice. The case, involving four men accused of a £1.75m armed robbery, is being heard by a judge, sitting alone, who will decide upon the men’s guilt or otherwise.”

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The Independent, 14th January 2010