First Female Jurors in Scotland Sworn in at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

Published 23rd May 2018
The first female jurors sat in Edinburgh Sheriff Court and heard five cases of industrial accidents. The Scotsman reported the revolutionary event: “The gentler sex… have now entered into the prerogative of the men, and shared the duty of weighing evidence and returning verdicts”, and commented that the women seemed “keenly interested in their new job”.
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