Transparency and the rule of law
May 3, 2011 11:07 AM Subscribe
Could you give, please, your conclusions on questions 1 to 5 in turn?The jury has reached a verdict in the Ian Tomlinson inquest. (previously)
To reach an unlawful killing conclusion, the jury were required to have been satisfied to a higher burden of proof than the other possible verdicts, which could have been reached "on the balance of probabilities".
But to reach the unlawful killing verdict, the jury had to be convinced "beyond reasonable doubt", the same threshold used in criminal trials.
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