'Life experience' and juror bias in criminal trials

Wheate, Rhonda (2021) 'Life experience' and juror bias in criminal trials. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

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    Abstract

    A recent case (R v Gynane [2020] EWCA Crim 1348) in the English Court of Appeal (Criminal) raises the question of how we ought to handle jurors who ask questions during a trial, where those questions suggest that the juror a) might be biased, or b) may not actually accept the law.