Jury Trials in the criminal justice system
Date: Tuesday 21 March 2017
Time: 7pm - 8.15pm
Speakers : Jeremy Dein QC, Rt Hon Sir Edward Garnier QC MP, Robert Neill MP, Prof Cheryl Thomas, Prof Peter Crisp
Venue: BPP Law School, 68-70 Red Lion Street, London WC1R 4NY
Hosted by Politeia - a Forum for Social & Economic Thinking
Jury trials - their strengths and weaknesses - continue to be at the centre of the debate about the justice system in the UK. In the current climate of fiscal stringency there have been further calls to reduce their use. Is this sensible? Do the benefits of jury trials outweigh their costs and disadvantages?
Drinks will be served beforehand from 6.30pm. If you would like to attend, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, organisation, position, email address and a daytime telephone contact. www.politeia.co.uk