Tag: Legal System

Forbidden research prompted the Bruce Lehrmann jury to be discharged. So, what are the rules for jurors? – ABC News

Anonymous crowd of people walking on city street

Is this the trial of Bruce? Or the trial of Brittany? The title seems quite confusing given the direct participation. The hours of questioning have all been on Brittany’s shoulders. Furthermore, she now according to media reports has been referred to the police for possible Contempt of Court matters. Given this example of the ordeal, women can expect to face is it any wonder very few cases of rape or sexual assault are ever reported let alone come to trial?

The jury in the rape trial of Bruce Lehrmann was yesterday discharged without having reached a verdict, due to misconduct by a juror.

Source: Forbidden research prompted the Bruce Lehrmann jury to be discharged. So, what are the rules for jurors? – ABC News

A secretive legal system lets fossil fuel investors sue countries over policies to keep oil and gas in the ground – podcast

An offshore oil platform that is flaring gas.

A new barrier to climate action is opening up in an obscure and secretive part of international trade law, which fossil fuel investors are using to sue countries if policy decisions go against them.

Source: A secretive legal system lets fossil fuel investors sue countries over policies to keep oil and gas in the ground – podcast