UK: State now allowed to lie in court

(D)espite the establishment of a parallel system of secret justice, the IPA’s tentacles also enshrine parallel construction into law. That is, the practice where prosecutors lie about the origins of evidence to judges and juries – thereby depriving the defendant of a fair trial because he cannot review or question the truth of the evidence against him.

The Register: The UK’s Investigatory Powers Act allows the State to tell lies in court »

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