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Social media risks prejudicing serious sex case trials through online 'pollution' of jurors

Gillen Review recommends banning public from courtrooms to protect anonymity of complainants.

Reviewing the situation: Sir John Gillen with his wide-ranging report

Reviewing the situation: Sir John Gillen with his wide-ranging report

Date - 10th May 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
Social media poses a “real threat” of polluting justice with a major review on how Northern Ireland’s courts deals with serious sexual offences recommending banning the public from attending trials. Rape complainants from...
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