The Laws in England governing Trials by Juries in the Criminal Courts

The Juries Act 1974, as amended, contains the principal statutory basis for how juries are formed, what they look like and how they work. Beyond this legislation, case law has developed in a number of ways in relation to juries. In case law, the following three principles set out the role and privileges of the … Continue reading The Laws in England governing Trials by Juries in the Criminal Courts

Timeline – the Modern Jury Laws

As you may imagine, the following information took some considerable time to compile. Readers may find it interesting to peruse or useful to refer to in their own work. There will, of course, be cases and sections of legislation relevant to the topic not included below, but I have taken trouble as far as I … Continue reading Timeline – the Modern Jury Laws