Juror must wait for judgement on contempt charge – The Independent

Posted January 20th, 2012 in contempt of court, internet, juries, news by tracey

“The fate of a juror accused of contempt of court after causing a trial to collapse by carrying out internet research at home hangs in the balance after the High Court reserved its judgement yesterday. Dr Theodora Dallas’s actions led to the trial of Barry Medlock, accused of causing grievous bodily harm, to be abandoned in July last year after she revealed to fellow jurors he had previously been tried for rape but acquitted.”

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 The Independent, 20th January 2012

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