Hamilton lawyer Dermot P. Nolan - Why can't juries handle the truth?
In a Letter to the Editor, Hamilton lawyer and a former president of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Dermot P. Nolan says that though our courts expect witnesses to tell the truth, the reality is troublingly different.
Mr. Nolan believes that systematic constructs often keep the jury in the dark about what is really going on, resulting in the complete truth being concealed and distorted. Insurance companies are usually in the background of most jury cases involving claims for damages by negligence, unbeknownst to the jury.
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