ACT laws change to allow majority jury trials, new penalties for misconduct

Lucy Bladen
Updated April 10 2024 - 7:09pm, first published 12:28pm

Legal experts have largely welcomed changes to allow majority jury trials in the ACT and prison terms for juror misconduct following the botched rape trial of Bruce Lehrmann.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email:

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