Friday, 6 August 2010
Secretive justice - is it justice?
In 2009, Justice published an interesting and important report on the extent of secrecy which has gradually built up over recent years in English legal proceedings - see Secret Evidence. This is well worth reading for those who are concerned about modern legal process.
Should Bentham's notion still apply or is it somehow only relevant to a bygone era? If it should apply, why are there so many exceptions?