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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Lee Curley about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about Lee's talk: 'An empirical investigation into the utility of the not proven verdict'. Sue: What’s this talk all about, Lee? Lee: This talk is about Scotland’s unique not proven verdict. In Scotland, juries… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Lee Curley about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

A PhD in Psychology, Events, FCRG, Open Psychology Research Centre, Psychology, Psychology in the world, Research in the School

In Dialogue with Dr Lee Curley about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

'An empirical investigation into the utility of the not proven verdict'. Sue: What’s this talk all about, Lee? Lee: This talk is about Scotland’s unique not proven verdict. In Scotland, juries can give one of three verdicts: guilty, not guilty and not proven. The prior verdicts are used in the same way in Scotland as… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr Lee Curley about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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Informing Reform: Does the Not Proven Verdict Have a Place in a Modern Courtroom?

Scotland’s three-verdict system, which includes the unique verdict of not proven (an additional acquittal verdict), has been in the docks of public opinion again. The not proven verdict has been critiqued for potentially playing a role in the low conviction rate in rape trials. In this talk, Dr Lee John Curley evaluates the not proven… Continue reading Informing Reform: Does the Not Proven Verdict Have a Place in a Modern Courtroom?