Ricin trial illustrates the importance of juries – The Guardian

Posted October 13th, 2010 in juries, news, terrorism by sally

“It is five years since the jurors filed back into the Old Bailey to give their verdict in what has become known as the ‘ricin plot’ trial. After a six-month trial, 17 days of deliberations, and an estimated £20m of taxpayers’ money, four defendants were acquitted and the fifth was found guilty of the lesser charge of conspiracy to cause a public nuisance.”

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The Guardian, 13th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk