Repressive Prevention of Crimes bill for Ireland suspends trial by jury (29 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

The British Parliament passes a repressive Prevention of Crimes Act for implementation in Ireland, which suspends trial by jury and grants the police wide powers of search and arrest.

Citation:
Editors. "Repressive Prevention of Crimes bill for Ireland suspends trial by jury". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18862, accessed 10 December 2016.]