The rules of our system of criminal trial have traditionally been based on the belief that it is better that 10 guilty men should go free than that one innocent man should be convicted. Are these rules today, at a time of growing concern about crime and law and order, unduly favourable to the accused? A discussion by NEIL LAWSON. QC, Member of the Law Commission and Recorder of Folkestone
DAVID NAPLEY, Solicitor and member of the Council of the Law Society
GEORGE TERRY, Chief Constable of Lincolnshire
Chairman MICHAEL ZANDER
Senior Lecturer in Law at the London School of Economics
Produced by ADRIAN JOHNSON
ContributorsUnknown: Neil Lawson.
Unknown: Michael Zander