Can’t say I agree with no jury approach. Although media coverage before a trial is a corrupting influence. I’d rather see a better system for preventing the use of the media in smear campaigns.
A veteran reporter in Western Australia, Bret Christian, has written a new book entitled ‘Presumed Guilty’. In promoting the book, he has given an interesting radio interview where he calls for the abolition of juries. He claims that having covered many miscarriages of justice, this may prevent further occurring. You can listen to the interview here….
More details on the book are available here: