It is a common feature of American courtroom drama that a defence attorney moves to remove a juror that they do not like the look of. Many clients wonder whether the same type of challenge can take place in an English courtroom.
The Jury Pool
In some circumstances there can be a challenge to the entire jury pool. This can happen in cases where local emotion is running so high that it would not...Read More
Crown Court ‘Drug’ importation trial success
The JFH Crime team have successfully defended a Portuguese national accused of importing approximately £500,000 of Class A dugs into the country. Our client had travelled from Dubai and said that he believed that he was importing gold in order to avoid the duty that would otherwise have to be paid payable. He was arrested when he met another man to...Read More