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WHY NOT A "NOT PROVEN" VERDICT?
written by The Justice of the Peace on the 04th July 2017 at 12:21

I have long argued that English courts could take a lesson from the Scots in at least giving consideration to having a third verdict; that of not proven.  The anecdote published recently in the Law Society Gazette would seem to justify such an innovation.
 Originally posted at http://thejusticeofthepeaceblog.blogspot.com/2017/07/why-not-not-...

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