R v. Connor and Mirza (Conjoined Appeals) [2004] HL

Friday 23 January 2004 at 3:33 am | In News | Post Comment

Jury deliberations must remain secret after a verdict has been given. By a 4-1 majority two appeals were dismissed which might have revealed unreasonable behaviour of jurors.  Their Lordships affirmed the principle that not even appeal judges can inquire into the deliberations of jurors. Lord Slynn said the principle was “essential to the operation of the jury system as we know it”. 
Case here

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