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The Jury System in Contemporary Ireland: In the Shadow of a Troubled Past

John D. Jackson, Katie Quinn, and Tom O' Malley

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/9780198298564.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on the distinctive features of criminal trial by jury in Ireland, both north and south, to explain how the jury continues to survive in Northern Ireland, and how it has managed ... More


The American Criminal Jury

Nancy Jean King

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/9780198298564.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The criminal jury, after its importation to North America by English settlers, evolved into a unique institution in the United States. Several prominent features of American law and culture have left ... More


Europe's New Jury Systems: The Cases of Spain and Russia

Stephen C. Thaman

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/9780198298564.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on the jury systems in Spain and Russia. The reintroduction of trial by jury in Russian (1993) and Spain (1995) is interesting for two reasons. First, it is a surprising reversal ... 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 Canadian Criminal Jury: Searching for a Middle Ground

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/9780198298564.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter discusses the history of the Canadian jury and develops a profile of the Canadian jury today. It argues that the Canadian system is both conservative and progressive. It exhibits ... 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


World Jury Systems

Neil Vidmar (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298564
eISBN:
9780191705236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298564.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The jury system that evolved in England, and rightfully viewed as a milestone in the development of modern notions of procedural justice, was seen as a ‘right of Englishmen’ and transported to its ... More


Coping with Modern Challenges and Anticipating the Future of Criminal Jury Trials

Shari Seidman Diamond

in Criminal Juries in the 21st Century: Psychological Science and the Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190658113
eISBN:
9780190658144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658113.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter analyzes how researchers and courts can cope with modern challenges for 21st-century criminal jury trials and discusses what should be expected from criminal juries and future jury ... More


Introduction: Invisible Innocence

Daniel Givelber and Amy Farrell

in Not Guilty: Are the Acquitted Innocent?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732175
eISBN:
9780814725344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732175.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introductory chapter provides an overview of people's understanding of acquittals. One of the sources of this understanding comes from a study of nearly four thousand mid-twentieth-century ... More


Criminal Juries in the 21st Century: A Case-Study Introduction to Contemporary Issues

Margaret C. Stevenson and Cynthia J. Najdowski

in Criminal Juries in the 21st Century: Psychological Science and the Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190658113
eISBN:
9780190658144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658113.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the goals of the present volume and a preview of the individual chapters herein. Specifically, it reviews research on various understudied and ... More


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