Police Officers and Juries

Minding the Gaps I One of the many controversial aspects of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 was the widening of the pool of people who were eligible to serve on juries. The ECHR gave a very important judgment on this last year that potentially makes massive inroads in to when, if ever, police officers will be…

Open Justice

An interesting post on the UK Human Rights blog the other day looks at the way that the Supreme Court, with its twitter account, summaries of cases and videoing of arguments, is developing a welcome level of accessibility and suggesting that the Court of Appeal and High Court adopts this. I can only agree; the more access…