Letter: A fair hearing
Saturday 13 November 1999
Defendants should be entitled to a jury in possession of all their senses, including hearing, sight, reasonable intelligence and common sense. I am sufficiently deaf to believe that, if I had ever been called for jury service, I should have asked to be excused because it would not be in the interests of justice to have a juror who could not be certain of having heard properly.
Dunbar, East Lothian
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