The defendant's right to trial by jury: A neighbour's view

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Abstract

This article describes the various ways in which trial by jury is limited in England and Wales and also in Scotland. Against this background, it suggests that the recent proposal by the Home Secretary to remove the English defendant's right to elect Jury trial as regards "either way" offences is not as objectionable as its critics claim.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-94
Number of pages10
JournalCriminal Law Review
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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