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Was double jeopardy repeal right?

One of the two men convicted of the murder of Stephen Lawrence - Gary Dobson - only appeared at the Old Bailey because of the removal of the double jeopardy rule.

Lord Goldsmith, who was Attorney General when the change was made, and Paul Mendelle QC debate the importance of the change in the law.

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