A reexamination and critique of the jury trial system in England and Wales by Sir Louie Blom-Cooper QC, an eminent former barrister at Doughty Street Chambers.
1. Justice and Fairness: The Basis of a Fair Trial 2. The Theory of Jury Function 3. Reason for Reasons 4. European Dimensions 5. The Value of the Mixed (Lay Participation) Tribunal 6. The Tale of Taxquet 7. Juryless Trials: Diplock Courts and Others 8. Court-craft: Judicial and Advocate Ethics 9. Expert Evidence 10. Serious Fraud Offences: Whither Their Trial? 11. Waiver or Choice: An Australasian Example 12. Jury Reality: The Search for Empirical Evidence 13. The Scope of Jury Trial and Reasoned Decisions 14. Perverse Verdicts: Jury Nullification 15. The Magistracy Today: Towards Professionalism 16. Jury Trial - A Modern Mode of Trial 17. The Appellate Process
Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC was until 2004 a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers.