Jury Service

Twelve Necessary Men

William Davie | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
William Davie

In the wake of the Vicky Pryce fiasco there are, I think, going to be those who will question the legitimacy of juries and the jury system. After all, we are one of the few countries on the planet to trust the business of upholding the law to "twelve good men and true".

Could Jurors Be Prosecuted For Going Online?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

Jurors who look up the grisly details online of cases they are involved in could be prosecuted under a new criminal offence, and media websites forced...

'I'm Too Racist To Be On The Jury'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK

A man refused to serve on a jury because he had deeply-held "extreme homophobic and racist views" which he told a judge would affect his decisions in ...