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80 per cent of killers known to their victims

Victorians are four times more likely to be killed by an acquaintance than anyone else.

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Bayley jailed for 35 years for Jill Meagher’s rape, murder

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The man who raped and murdered Jill Meagher has today been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum jail term of 35 years.

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Law in Focus video: The Defects of Jury Trials

In this video – part of the Cambridge Law Faculty's Law in Focus series – Professor John Spencer discusses difficulties relating to the system of trial by jury...


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HSCMediaMonkey's curator insight, February 25, 2013 5:39 PM

About the UK, but some interesting discussions about the jury system, and some issues in criminal cases.

HSCMediaMonkey's comment, February 26, 2013 6:29 PM
This is also an excellent article on the history of the jury system and some cases in Australia: http://www.acclawyers.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/01-Lowe-Challenges-for-the-Jury-System-2011-JCCL-175.pdf
ss legal's comment, February 26, 2013 9:07 PM
Great! Sincere thanks.