The court refused to receive evidence that two Welsh-speaking jurors at Merioneth Quarter Sessions did not have sufficient knowledge of English to enable them to follow the proceedings.
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England and Wales
- Not Followed – Ras Behari Lal v King-Emperor PC 1933
It was alleged that a juror had been unable to understand sufficient English to follow the trial.
Held: The rule against enquiring into the events in the jury room has an exception where there are external events which may have affected them. . .
(1933) 50 TLR 1, (1933) 60 IA 354
- Cited – Regina v Connor and another; Regina v Mirza HL 22-Jan-2004
The defendants sought an enquiry as to events in the jury rooms on their trials. They said that the secrecy of a jury’s deliberations did not fit the human right to a fair trial. In one case, it was said that jurors believed that the defendant’s use . .
 UKHL 2, Times 23-Jan-04,  2 WLR 201,  1 AC 1118,  HRLR 11, 16 BHRC 279,  2 Cr App R 8,  1 All ER 925
These lists may be incomplete.
Updated: 09 December 2020; Ref: scu.192275