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    Quote Originally Posted by Morgan Le Fay View Post
    What is a "jury of my peers" anyway? I don't know if I want the average Joe deciding my fate. Most of them are pretty stupid.

    Most jurors 'don't understand law' - UK & Ireland, Breaking News -

    Original report is favourable overall.
    Are juries fair?

    Quote Originally Posted by EffEmDoubleyou View Post
    This is exactly why I'd rather have a judge deciding my fate, given that he's honest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by spamtar View Post
    Might be "fair" in this specific case but nevertheless outrageous precedent. Other steps could have been taken like we took to protect the jury in the prosecution of John Gotti.

    England is the origin of the Common Law and their decisions are persuasive in the USA, Canada and Australia among other countries. These precedents create a slippery slope for decades.
    England doesn't even have that much influence on Scotland!

    I think it's a bit of a shambles that the case was allowed to fall apart (3 times!) and cost the taxpayer 24million. What a farce.
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