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The Trial: Adversarial Characteristics and Responsibilities; Pre-trial and Trial Procedures

Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows that throughout the 19th century, significant changes occurred in the roles and personnel of law enforcement, along with a drip feed of ameliorative state measures. Such ... More


The New Zealand Jury: Towards Reform

Neil Cameron, Susan Potter, and Warren Young

in World Jury Systems

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298564
eISBN:
9780191705236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298564.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on the jury system in New Zealand. Topics discussed include the history of jury trial in New Zealand, the availability of jury trial, juror selection in criminal trials, jury ... More


The Jury Elsewhere in the World

Neil Vidmar

in World Jury Systems

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298564
eISBN:
9780191705236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298564.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter considers jury systems in other parts of the world, focusing on jury systems that vest decision-making on guilt or negligence solely in the hands of the lay person members. Topics ... More


The Right to a Fair Trial

Brice Dickson

in The European Convention on Human Rights and the Conflict in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571383
eISBN:
9780191721854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571383.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Article 6 of the European Convention, which protects the right to a fair hearing, is the most frequently invoked Convention article, not just in the United Kingdom but in Strasbourg too. Not ... More


Criminal Trial Juries in Australia: From Penal Colonies to a Federal Democracy

Michael Chesterman

in World Jury Systems

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298564
eISBN:
9780191705236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298564.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Along with various other English social, cultural, and legal practices, the English model of trial by jury was adopted in each of the Australian colonies at a relatively early stage of its ... More


Reviving the Criminal Jury in Japan

Lester W. Kiss

in World Jury Systems

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298564
eISBN:
9780191705236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298564.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter analyzes whether the readoption of criminal jury trials in present-day Japan would be feasible from cultural, societal, and legal viewpoints in light of Japan's prior experience with a ... More


The Machinery of Criminal Justice

Stephanos Bibas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195374681
eISBN:
9780199933204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374681.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Two centuries ago the criminal justice system was primarily run by laymen. In court, victims and defendants interacted face to face while lay jurors from the community sat in judgment. Jury trials ... More


Juries and the Transformation of Criminal Justice in France in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries

James M. Donovan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833636
eISBN:
9781469604404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895771_donovan
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book takes a comprehensive approach to the history of the jury in modern France by investigating the legal, political, sociocultural, and intellectual aspects of jury trial from the Revolution ... More


The Scottish Criminal Jury: A Very Peculiar Institution

Peter Duff

in World Jury Systems

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298564
eISBN:
9780191705236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298564.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on the Scottish criminal jury. Specifically, it discusses the origins of the Scottish criminal jury and the incidence of jury trial. It shows that the Scottish jury has existed ... More


The Memory of Jurors: Enhancing Trial Performance

Anders Sandberg, Walter P. Sinnott-Armstrong, and Julian Savulescu

in Memory and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199920754
eISBN:
9780199950133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920754.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Forensic Psychology

Cognitive performance of the participants has crucial significance for legal trials, sometimes making the difference between fair and unfair verdicts. Jury members are expected to passively listen to ... More


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