Putin proposed to increase the number of jury trials


“The current system of formation of the jury is far from perfect. Why the jury should be 12, not 20. There are no studies that the more a jury will be fairer, — Putin spoke, the correspondent . He noted that as many people as possible should get the right to a jury trial.

“We need to expand the scope of activities to the level of district courts,” — said Putin.

He also supported the Supreme court bill on decriminalization of several articles of the Criminal code. He stressed that there is no reason to delay the adoption of this law and noted that all the concerns that the amendments will cause an increase in domestic violence — unfounded.

About this Putin said in his message to the Federal Assembly in December 2015.