24 Jan '12, 5am

S’pore govt should ease restrictions on freedom of expression: HRW - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

I guess the most important is the REFORM THE HIGH COURT AND SUBORDINATE COURT structure, REPLACE BENCH TRIAL WITH JURY TRIAL IN ALL civil procedure and criminal procedure!!!! A jury is a sworn body of people convened to render an impartial verdict (a finding of fact on a question) officially submitted to them by a court, or to set a penalty or judgment. Modern juries tend to be found in courts to ascertain the guilt, or lack thereof, in a crime. The size of the jury varies; in criminal cases there are usually 12 jurors, although Scotland uses 15. A number of countries that are not in the English common law tradition have quasi-juries on which lay judges or jurors and professional judges deliberate together regarding criminal cases. In civil cases many trials require only eight. In most common law jurisdictions, the jury is responsible for finding the facts of the case, whi...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/-s%E2%80%99pore-govt-should-ease...

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