In the matter of an application by Dennis Hutchings for Judicial Review [2019] UKSC 26


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In June 1974 an unarmed man with learning difficulties was shot in the back as he was running away from British soldiers during the Troubles. Nearly half a century later one of the soldiers involved is due to face trial. In this judicial review the Supreme Court was given the opportunity to consider whether the Director of Public Prosecutions was correct to restrict trial by jury. This episode also examines the public interest in such a prosecution. Music from

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