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Thursday, 21 February 2013
There are some articles about 'juries' in the newspapers of Thursday 21st February - as a result of the dismissal of the jury in the Pryce case. If you are a student on the Open University's W200 course, or studying 'English Legal System' for a Law Degree or Law A-Level - it would be well worth reading at least one serious paper on the issue.
I identified stories & articles in the paper versions of
I am a tutor for the Open University and have practical experience of working in the UK and European Parliaments.
Until May 2010 I worked at Westminster as Political Secretary to Lord Bach and to Lord Hunt of King's Heath. Previously I had worked as Research and Policy Director in the Office of Sir Peter Soulsby MP. In 2001 and 2005 I stood for Parliament in the South Leicestershire Constituency of Blaby. In 2009 I was a candidate for the European Parliament in the East Midlands Region.
I have a keen academic and practical interest in the workings of both the UK Parliament and the US Congress. I have made a number of study visits to Washington DC - and monitor proceedings, procedure and practice in the four chambers [House of Commons, House of Lords, House of Representative and the Senate]
Over the years I have broadcast on both UK & US Politics for BBC local radio including Radio Northampton; BBC Three Counties and BBC Radio Oxford.