Repressive Prevention of Crimes bill for Ireland suspends trial by jury

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Historical Context Note

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.
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Editors. "Repressive Prevention of Crimes bill for Ireland suspends trial by jury". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 30 September 2016.]