The criminal justice system has come a long way, since I joined the Criminal Bar close to 20 years ago.
There is no doubt that the system has constantly evolved to stay relevant to society's changing demands. For a long time, the prosecution and defence did not exchange information about their cases before trial in a formal and structured manner. An accused person might therefore find out the details of the case against him only at trial.
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