The Scottish Government is inviting participants from the legal profession to take part in a series of engagements event.
It is interested in hearing views on the implications of recent jury research findings for the criminal justice system and potential criminal justice reforms, as well as the experiences of those involved with the system.
This follows the publication in October of independent jury research commissioned by the government.
As well as the legal profession, participants from justice organisations, the legal profession, the third sector and people with experience of the criminal justice system are also being invited to take part.
If you would like to attend one of these events, please register for a place via the Eventbrite link below. Please forward this invitation to any colleagues you think may also be interested in attending.
Scottish Jury Research: Findings from a Large Scale Mock Jury Study – An interactive discussion on the implications of this work for potential criminal justice reforms
If you are unable to attend an event but still wish to be involved in the engagement process please contact JuryResearch@gov.scot
1 October 2020
Details on our consultation about how we apply the Interests of Justice test in summary criminal proceedings in the sheriff court and how to submit your views