The right to silence

Good God. Criminal QC Kevin Ryan has called for an end to the right to silence, and also for juries to know the criminal history of defendents.

He says the is from an outdated era when most of the public were uneducated and illiterate, and points out the law allows no right of silence for SFO investigations, yet does for murder and rape which are more serious offences than .

He refers to the Kahui Twins case, saying “In my view, we are assisting evil by just sitting there and not answering questions.”

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