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Jury voting mid trial

Professor Jill Hunter speaks to Damien Carrick from RN's Law Report (18 August 2015) about the case of a jury who sent a note to the judge telling him they couldn't reach a verdict, and whether the judge should tell the defence and prosecution teams the exact breakdown of the votes. Jill also discusses her study on jurors, which reveals some think it's OK to conduct their own research.

"The feature that is key in this case is that there needs to be transparency of process in the courtroom. Defence counsel should know the same amount of information as prosecution counsel, and nothing should be kept from counsel that the judge might know."

Listen to the full interview here.