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Speech by Lady Justice Sharp: Communicating the Science

I have the greatest admiration for juries. My experience is that jurors, individually, and collectively take their task very seriously indeed. But it is stating the obvious to say everyone involved in the criminal process, including the judge and experts who give evidence before them should do everything possible to help them in what can be a challenging and daunting task.

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