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Rape jury system unfair to victims | Letter

News Summed Up 2020-01-19 05:30:00

The adversarial system before a jury where “beyond reasonable doubt” is the standard of proof required is biased against victims. Your report (Weinstein rape trial turns jury selection into a performance, 18 January) demonstrates further concerns. We need to shed the notion that the British system is the best in the world and look seriously at how people can be effectively supported and protected. Roy GrimwoodMarket Drayton, North Shropshire• Join the debate – email• Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit• Do you have a photo you’d like to share with Guardian readers? Click here to upload it and we’ll publish the best submissions in the letters spread of our print edition