Thursday, 27 March 2008

Kimraj Ĵurioj

…de la Western Mail:

Criminal trials could be heard in front of juries made up entirely of Welsh speakers under plans being considered by the Government.

Justice Secretary Jack Straw has an open mind on the idea of amending the current rules – which only require jurors to understand English – after representations from Welsh MPs and from lawyers.

But some MPs expressed concern yesterday that the move could undermine the ancient principle that a jury should be selected completely at random...

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