Topic Category: Specific Reports - General
This 2005 Consultation Paper from the Department for Constitutional Affairs assesses options for allowing research into jury deliberations and to consider investigations into alleged jury impropriety. Foreword by Lord Falconer of Thoroton QC. The kind of questions it addresses include whether a total bar on research re. a jury's deliberations is necessary and what happens when allegations of improper behaviour in the jury room threaten a fair trial.