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British juries are ignorant, incompetent and dangerous

British juries are ignorant, incompetent and dangerous

Research should be carried out into how and why British juries reach their (sometimes clearly flawed) verdicts. So says a former Director of Public Prosecutions and a former Lord Chief Justice. As with previous administrations however and amid a sea of provocative ‘historic’ abuse allegations, David Cameron’s government is fighting hard to resist any possibility…

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Savile affair: Questions over historic abuse, charities and profiteering ‘experts’

Savile affair: Questions over historic abuse, charities and profiteering ‘experts’

The current madness surrounding the late Jimmy Savile is likely to be very profitable indeed for some involved in the law, child protection and the press; alleged ‘victims’ may also benefit – though one should remember that it is yet to be proved that there are actually any in the first place. Despite the very…

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